McHenry County

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McHenry

McHenry County is named for James McHenry, an early settler of Vermillion, South Dakota.

 

Created:  January 4, 1873

County Seat:

Towner  1886 – present

 

County Courthouse – Towner

 

Location:  407 Main Street South / 4th Avenue Southeast

Built:  1907 – 1908

Style:  Beaux Arts

Architect:  Buechner & Orth of St. Paul, Minnesota

Contractor:  Alex Nelson

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story light red colored brick and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city .On the center of the roof is an hexagonal silver colored dome. The west front has four large stone columns supporting the Greek style portico. Silver colored trim surrounds the extended roof line. In the interior is a rotunda beneath the dome.

 

See:  The architect Buechiner & Orth of St. Paul, Minnesota designed many courthouses.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Bottineau County

E – Pierce County

S – Sheridan County and McLean County

W – Ward County and Renville County

 

                                                                                                                  

               

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2007 and 2016