Cedar County Courthouse – Stockton, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 41.886 W 093° 47.779
15S E 429799 N 4172617
Quick Description: Cedar County Courthouse in Stockton Missouri was built as a PWA project
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 3/30/2015 6:36:03 PM
Waymark Code: WMNKR1
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69
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Long Description:
Cedar County Courthouse is the third for the county in the first of this particular site. The courthouse was constructed beginning in 1938 using the matching funds grant from the Public Works Administration. The courthouse was designed by James D Marshall and M Dwight Brown, an engineer and architect for Kansas City. The architects recommended a monolithic cement building as it would be fireproof. W. F. Edgell and Son from Leavenworth Kansas were contracted to build the courthouse. The cornerstone was not possible poured concrete construction thus items normally placed in a cornerstone placed in a copper box which is placed in the concrete floor on the first level. The courthouse was dedicated January 4, 1940. It is believed to be the first monolithic or architectural concrete public building in the state of Missouri.
Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1938

Location: Cedar County Courthouse

City: Stockton, Missouri

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

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