Iowa's Courthouses: Jefferson County

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West view of courthouse
Courthouse design used Romanesque architecture
War memorial on west lawn of courthouse
Southwest corner of courthouse, includes clocktower
Built in 1893 by H. C. Koch
South side of courthouse. Main entrance, includes flagpole and Statue of Liberty replica on lawn

Iowa Courthouses blog: Jefferson County

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Jefferson County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Jefferson County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1981
Jefferson County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
Also: Fairfield Heritage Tour information on the courthouse
Postcard images, including vintage views of the 1893 courthouse with original spire:

Information on the Statue of Liberty replica: BSA Troop 101; Scouting Magazine article on "Strengthen the Arm of Liberty"

These photos were taken September 14, 2008 at 10:45 a.m.  We visited several counties in the southeast quadrant on the way to a dog event in Iowa City.