Iowa's Courthouses: Grundy County

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Northeast corner of courthouse includes clocktower
 Courthouse design used Romanesque architecture
Date 1891 in stone around entrance of building, also plaque for National Historic Register designation
View of courthouse from northwest corner. Shows entrance, courtyard, and clocktower
Built in 1891 by  W. L. Kramer and E. E. Zoll
View of east side of courthouse from across the street. Autumn trees, and bandstand on the east lawn.

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Grudy County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Grudy County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1981
Grundy County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
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Information on the Statue of Liberty replica: BSA Troop 101; Scouting Magazine article on "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty"

Our first visit was September 6 near 7 p.m. The front of the courthouse was in shadow at the late hour of the day, so we returned October 12 near 1:20 p.m. to get photos in better light. We were pleased at the better light conditions, but the color of the leaves provided extra beauty.