Iowa's Courthouses: Chickasaw County

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A view of the south side of the courthouse. A war memorial is in the foreground
Built using Art Deco / Moderne architectural styles
A closer view of art deco design; carved text "Chickasaw County Court House"
Cornerstone "Chickasaw County Court House 1929" carved in granite
Built in 1929 by Ralston and Ralston; Tarazar Construction Co.
A view of the southeast corner of the courthouse. Trees in autumn colors are in the foreground and to the right

Iowa Courthouses blog: Chickasaw County


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Chickasaw County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Chickasaw County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1981
Chickasaw County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
Postcard images, including the 1881 courthouse with additions: Courthousehistory.com

Information on Bedford Stone used for the exterior

These photos were taken on October 11, 2008 at 4:50 p.m.  This was the twelfth courthouse on a day that included stops at 15 county seats in northeast Iowa. We were awestruck at the beauty of autumn nestled in the hills in this corner of Iowa.