Ferry County

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Ferry

Ferry County is named for Elisha P Ferry, who was the first Governor of the State of Washington.

 

Created:  February 21, 1889

County Seat: 

Republic  1889 – present

 

County Courthouse – Republic 

 

Location:  350 East Delaware Avenue / North Portland Street

Built:  1936 – 1937

Style:  Art Deco

Architect:  George M Rasque

Contractor:  Harding and Schreiner.

 

Description:  The building  faces south and is a three story rectangular light white-yellow colored stucco and concrete  structure. The south front has a high projecting entrance with wide header at the top and recessed doorway on the first story. The roof line is flat. The building is a Projects Work Administration.

 

Note:  the previous courthouse was designed and built by Thomas L Grant in 1900. The building was destroyed by fire in 1935.

 

Courthouses: 

N – British Columbia, Canada

E – Stevens County

S – Lincoln County

W – Okanogan County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2009