Monroe County Courthouse Historical Marker
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member onfire4jesus
N 43° 56.657 W 090° 48.748
15T E 675549 N 4868010
Quick Description: Monroe County Courthouse Historical Marker at 112 South Court Street in Sparta, WI
Location: Wisconsin, United States
Date Posted: 7/25/2007 12:47:00 PM
Waymark Code: WM1X83
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member The Cheeseheads
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Long Description:
"Monroe County was created in 1854, and Sparta became the county seat. The present building is the third Monroe County courthouse and replaced an 1863 courthouse. It was constructed in 1895 at a cost in excess of $50,000. Chicago architect Mifflin E. Bell designed this courthouse in the Romanesque Revival style, which was popular for civic architecture in the 1890s.

The building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

Erected 2004
Wisconsin Historical Society"
County: Monroe

Location: Building

MarkerID: 488

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