Iowa's Courthouses: Hancock County

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West side of the courthouse. The added correctional facitiliy is seen attached to the south side of the building A view of the west side of the courthouse. A fountain is in the foreground, in front of the entrance.
Built using Romanesque style architecture.
A closer view of the entrance. The short stone pillars and arched stone above a recessed doorway add to the Romanesque style
Built in 1899 by F.W. Kinney, architect; Gross Construction
A view of the black stone war memorial.

Iowa Courthouses blog: Hancock County

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Hancock County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Hancock County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1981
Hancock County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
Postcard images, including laying the cornerstone and the original tower:

These photos were taken September 6, 2008 near 2:00 p.m. This was on our second trip to north central Iowa, including counties on the northern tiers.