Ingham County Courthouse

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Ingham County Courthouse
Ingham county courthouse night.jpg
Ingham County Courthouse at night
Ingham County Courthouse is located in Michigan
Ingham County Courthouse
Ingham County Courthouse is located in the US
Ingham County Courthouse
Location 315 S. Jefferson St
Mason, Michigan
Coordinates 42°34′47″N 84°26′33″W / 42.5797°N 84.4425°W / 42.5797; -84.4425Coordinates: 42°34′47″N 84°26′33″W / 42.5797°N 84.4425°W / 42.5797; -84.4425
Area less than one acre
Built 1904
Architect Edwyn A. Bowd; builder: Geo. W. Rickman & Sons Co.
Architectural style Beaux Arts
NRHP Reference # 71000397[1]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP December 13, 1971
Designated MSHS May 18, 1971

The Ingham County Courthouse is an historic government building located at 315 South Jefferson Street in Mason, Ingham County, Michigan. It occupies an entire city block bounded by South Jefferson, East Ash, South Barnes and East Maple Street.[2] Constructed from 1902 to 1904, it is Ingham County's third courthouse and the second on this block, which is directly north of the site of the first courthouse. Designed by noted Lansing architect Edwyn A. Bowd in the Beaux Arts style of architecture, it was built by George W. Rickman and Sons Company of Kalamazoo.[3][4]

The Ingham County Courthouse was listed on the Michigan Register of Historic Places on May 18, 1971 and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on December 13, 1971.[1][3]

Today building is still used as the Ingham County Courthouse, although much of its original functions are conducted at the Veterans Memorial Courthouse at 313 West Kalamazoo Street and at other locations in Lansing, the county's largest city as well as the capital of Michigan.[5]

In the news[edit]

Famous trials, real or fictional, which have taken place here include:

The courthouse in January 2016


External links[edit]

Media related to Ingham County Courthouse (Michigan) at Wikimedia Commons