Iowa's Courthouses: Madison County

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view from northwest corner, with flowers in forground South side of courthouse. Shows entrance, columns and porch, and dome
Closeup of dome. Building has stone inscription: "1876 Madison County"
Built in 1876 by A.H. Piquenard
View of northeast corner of courthouse. Shows two porches with columns and dome.
Courthouse design used Renaissance architecture
Interior courthouse photos

Iowa Courthouses blog: Madison County

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Madison County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Madison County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1976
Madison County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
Postcard images, including vintage views of the 1876 courthouse:

Brief history of Albert Piquenard, also biography of architects (scroll down) and burial site

Photos were taken on August 30, 2008 around 12:30 p.m. Madison County was our first county on our weekend excursions! We gathered a few photos in south central Iowa on this glorious autumn day.