Iowa's Courthouses: Jasper County

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The west side of the courthouse, including the clocktower.
Courthouse designed used Beaux Arts architecture
Wrought iron staircase in sillouette against an arched window. Sky and buildings east of the courthouse are in the background.
The east facade with arched window centered between four columns.
Built in 1911 by Proudfoot and Bird
The soldier memorial on the south lawn with courthouse in background. One soldier is holding a wounded comrade, and signals for help.
Interior courthouse photos

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Jasper County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Jasper County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1981
Jasper County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
Postcard images, including the 1857 courthouse:

Information on Proudfood & Bird: Wichita Scottish Rite; several of their buildings listed on 50 most significant buildings of Iowa

Photos taken on August 30, 2008 around 4:00 p.m. This was our first weekend journey; this was our fourth courthouse on a tour that included only five counties.  Additional photos were taken around 1:30 p.m. on March 19, 2009, including interior photos.