Spink County

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Spink

Spink County is named for the Honorable S L Spink,  who was a Yankton a territorial delegate in Congress from 1869 to 1871.                                        

                 

Created:  January 8, 1873

County Seat:        

Old Ashton  1879 – 1885

Ashton        1885 – 1886

Redfield      1886 – present

 

County Courthouse – Redfield

 

Location:  210 East 7th Avenue / East 3rd Street

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Toltz, King & Day of Saint Paul, Minnesota

Contractor:  Standard Construction Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a three story red colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The first story is gray colored limestone and the upper stories are dark red brick. The north front has four tall stone columns rising from the second to third story.

 

See:  The architect, Toltz, King & Day of St. Paul, Minnesota designed many courthouses.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed and built by George H Pew in 1887.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Brown County

E – Day County and Clark County

S – Beadle County

W – Hand County and Faulk County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009