Grant County

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Grant County is named for Ulysses Grant, who led the Union forces to victory in the American Civil War and was elected President of the United States.

 

Created: February 4, 1869

County Seat:        

Sheridan  1869 – present

 

County Courthouse – Sheridan

 

Location:  103 West Center Street / South Main Street

Built:  1963 – 1964

Style: Greek Revival

Architect:  Ginocchio, Cromwell, Carter and Nyland, Inc.

Contractor:   Ernest J Ward, Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces north and is a two story red colored brick structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of Sheridan. The central building has a large porch at the north side with four large pillars rising to a pediment. Above on the sloped roof is a square red colored brick and white colored wood cupola with clock. On the east and west sides are one story wings with sloped roofs.

 

Note: The first courthouse was built in 1870. The building burned on March 13, 1877. The second courthouse was built in 1880. The third courthouse was designed by R P Morrison and constructed by Monk & Ritchie in 1910. The fourth courthouse was designed by H Ray Burk and constructed by W R Odes & Son in 1938. The fifth and present was constructed in 1963 to 1964.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Saline County and Pulaski County

E – Jefferson County

S – Cleveland County and Dallas County

W – Hot Spring County

 

 

 

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County Courthouse – Sheridan

 

 

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Cornerstone 1938 County Courthouse

Photos taken 2011 and 2019