Bayfield County Courthouse – Washburn, WI
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama
N 46° 40.605 W 090° 53.539
15T E 661199 N 5171400
Quick Description: A marker is located on the front lawn of the Bayfield Country Courthouse to tell more about the history of this building.
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 10/14/2013 4:13:26 PM
Waymark Code: WMJ9G7
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
A marker is located on the front lawn of the Bayfield Country Courthouse to tell more about the history of this building. Its text reads:

Bayfield Country Courthouse. The present Bayfield County was created in 1866. In 1892 the county seat was moved from Bayfield to Washburn. This Courthouse was erected in 1894-95; of locally quarried sandstone at a cost of $31,737.00, by the Architectural firm of Orff and Joralemon, Mpls.

This building was approved as a Wisconsin Registered Landmark in 1974 and was entered on the National Register in 1975.

Marker erected by Bayfield County Historical Society 1977
Street address:
117 E. 5th St.
Washburn, WI USA
54891


County / Borough / Parish: Bayfield

Year listed: 1975

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1875-1899

Historic function: Government

Current function: Government

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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