Logan County

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Logan

Logan County is named for John Alexander Logan ( 1826-1886 ), who was a Union general during the Civil War and later a United States Senator from Illinois.

 

Created:  May 2, 1890

County Seat:

Guthrie  1891 – present

 

County Courthouse – Guthrie 

 

Location:  301 East Harrison Avenue / South Broad Street

Built:  1907 – 1908

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Patrick Henry Weathers of Jackson, Mississippi

Contractor:  Manhattan Construction Company

 

Description: The building faces north and is a three story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The north front is recessed and rises to a wide pediment at the roof line. A wide cornice divides the second and third stories. A similar recessed section is along the west side. The roof line is flat. The base of the building is course stone.

 

See: The architect, Patrick Henry Weathers of Jackson, Mississippi, designed courthouses in Louisiana in Tensas Parish; in Mississippi in Lamar County, Lee County and Marion County; in Missouri in Daviess County and Stoddart County; and in Oklahoma in Ellis County and Washington County.

 

See: The contractor, Manhattan Construction Company, constructed courthouses in Oklahoma in Bryan County, Craig CountyCreek County, Garvin CountyMuskogee County, Noble County, Oklahoma County, Pawnee County and Tulsa County.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Logan County Courthouse

 

County Courthouse Annex – Guthrie 

 

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Location:  312 East Harrison Avenue / South Broad Street

Built:  1925 – 1926

Style:  Commercial

Architect: Haw and Parr

Contractor:  Campbell & Price

 

Description: The building faces south and is a six story buff colored brick and concrete structure. The building was constructed as a hospital and used as the Masonic Home for the Aged. The building is an “L” shape. On the west side is a modern one story structure with glass walls and flat roof.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Garfield County and Noble County

E – Payne County and Lincoln County

S – Oklahoma County

W – Kingfisher County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2010