Beadle County

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Beadle

Beadle County is named for General W H H Beadle, who was an early president of the Normal School at Madison.

 

Created:  October 1, 1879

County Seat:  Huron  1880 – present

 

County Courthouse – Huron

 

Location:  450 3rd Street Southwest / Colorado Avenue Southwest

Built:  1923 – 1924

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  W E Hulse & Company of Des Moines, Iowa

Contractor:  Bartleson & Ness of Minot, North Dakota

 

Description:  The building .faces north and is a three story gray colored limestone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city.  On the second and third stories, there are square stone pillars between the windows. A cornice runs below the roof line. The entrance is on the north side of the building. The roof line is flat.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by Charles B Cook and built in 1884.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Spink County and Clark County

E – Clark County and Kingsbury County

S – Sanborn County and Jerauld County

W – Hand County 

 

 

 

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County Courthouse

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2009