Iowa's Courthouses: A Photographic Journey

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Courthouse Clocks

Tower clock on the corner, with Kossuth County Courthouse in the background
Many of Iowa's courthouses feature tall clocktowers. The large public clocks served to provide a common time for the community, especially over a century ago when few citizens carried their own watches.

Clock mechanism from E. Howard and Company inside the Montgomery County Courthouse tower     White-faced Clock in a white tower atop the Clayton County Courthouse.

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