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Pierce County Court House, Rugby, N.D.
Pierce County Court House, Rugby, N.D.
TitlePierce County Court House, Rugby, N.D.
Date of Original191-?
DescriptionTwo story brick and limestone courthouse building with dome. Building designed in the Beaux Arts style. "Pierce County Court House" etched onto the entablature over the front entry. A group of people are standing on the front steps of the building.
Ordering InformationConsult:
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Courthouses
Government facilities
Subject (LCSH)Building, Brick
Organization NamePierce County Courthouse (Rugby, N.D.)
LocationRugby (N.D.)
Pierce County (N.D.)
North Dakota
United States
Item Number2000.428.56
Format of OriginalGelatin silver prints
Photographic postcards
Dimensions of Original9 x 14 cm.
Transcription"Dear Mama: I am at Rugby and it is very lonesome here. That is for me. For I know no one except Andrew. I have been down town doing some shoping. Will see you before you get this card. I expect I just want to see how slow the mail goes. A."- Handwritten on back of postcard, postmarked from Rugby, N.Dak. Oct 14, 1913. Addressed to Mrs. Jno. Lowers, Vida, Mont.
NotesTitle printed on front of postcard.
Photographer unknown.
Biography/HistoryThe Pierce County Courthouse was designed by architects Buechner & Orth in 1908. It was constructed from Stone, Brick, and Limestone. It was designed in the Beaux Arts architectural style. The courthouse was placed on the National Historic Register on November 25, 1980.
Repository InstitutionNorth Dakota State University Libraries, Institute for Regional Studies
Repository CollectionRonald Olin North Dakota Postcard Collection 2000
Collection Finding AidConsult:
Credit LineInstitute for Regional Studies, NDSU, Fargo (2000.428.56)
Digital IDrs004372
Original SourcePostcard
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