City Hall, Montpelier Historic District, Idaho
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing
N 42° 19.074 W 111° 18.120
12T E 475113 N 4685117
Quick Description: This brick building is a contributing building to the Montpelier Historic District.
Location: Idaho, United States
Date Posted: 11/10/2012 2:48:29 PM
Waymark Code: WMFNWD
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 3

Long Description:
The cornerstone for the City Hall building in Montpelier, Idaho was laid on July 7, 1916. It was built of buff-colored brick that was manufactured by the Utah Pressed Brick and Tile Company, in Ogden, Utah and is built in the neo-classical revival style. It is the oldest building in the district and has a pair of Tuscan columns that give it a distinguished appearence.

In 1918, when a flu epidemic swept thru Bear Lake Valley, the City Hall building was used to store the overflow of bodies from the mortuary. This building is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Montpelier Historic District

Link to page with the Historic District: [Web Link]

Montpelier City Hall 534 Washington St, Montpelier, ID 83254

How did you determine the building to be a contributing structure?: Narrative found on the internet (Link provided below)

Optional link to narrative or database: [Web Link]

NRHP Historic District Waymark (Optional): Not listed

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