Iowa's Courthouses: Benton County

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Courthouse design used Beaux Arts architecture

Built in 1905 by Bell & Detweiler; Rickman,George,& Sons

Iowa Courthouses blog: Benton County

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Benton County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Benton County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1976
Benton County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
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Information on Buckeye Grey Sandstone used for the courthouse exterior

We first stopped at Vinton after 7:00 p.m. on October 11, 2008. In the dusk, the photos were interesting, but lacking details. We returned the next day to retake photos - and could now see many details that were difficult to find at night! The photos here were taken about 2:30 p.m.