Iowa's Courthouses: Fayette County

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Plaque "In memory of William Wells Founder of West Union and donor of Court House Square View from southwest corner of courthouse
Courthouse design used Beaux Arts architecture
Close view of front of courthouse: raised text "Fayette County Court House"
Built in 1922-24 by J. G. Ralston
View of gazebo on the courthouse lawn. Courthouse is in the background

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Fayette County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Fayette County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1981
Benton County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
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Information on Bedford Stone used for the exterior

These photos were taken on October 11, 2008 about 12:45 p.m.
This was on our final day of initial visits to each county. We had a glorious fall day, so I tried to include foliage as much as possible at each site this day.