Grant County Courthouse (Wisconsin)

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Grant County Courthouse
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Grant County Courthouse (Wisconsin) is located in Wisconsin
Grant County Courthouse (Wisconsin)
Grant County Courthouse (Wisconsin) is located in the US
Grant County Courthouse (Wisconsin)
Location 126 W. Main St., Lancaster, Wisconsin
Coordinates 42°50′51″N 90°42′36″W / 42.84750°N 90.71000°W / 42.84750; -90.71000Coordinates: 42°50′51″N 90°42′36″W / 42.84750°N 90.71000°W / 42.84750; -90.71000
Area 1.6 acres (0.65 ha)
Built 1902
Architect Armand D. Koch
Artist (murals) Franz E. Rohrbeck
Architectural style Classical Revival
NRHP Reference # 78000096[1]
Added to NRHP October 19, 1978
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The Grant County Courthouse, built in 1902, is an historic glass-and-copper-domed county courthouse building located at 126 West Main Street in Lancaster, Wisconsin. Designed by Armand D. Koch in the Classical Revival style, it was built of red sandstone.[1][2][3]

Murals decorating the four spandrels under the dome were done by Franz E. Rohrbeck.[notes 1]


On October 19, 1978, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Franz Edward Rohrbeck of Milwaukee painted four murals under the dome of the Grant County Courthouse in Lancaster, Wisconsin, six murals at the Martin County Courthouse in Fairmont, Minnesota, and murals at the Green County Courthouse in Monroe, Wisconsin.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Grant County Courthouse". Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2016-06-11. 
  3. ^ Dean, Jeff (1978-02-08). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Grant County Courthouse" (PDF). National Park Service. Retrieved 2016-06-11.