Riley County Courthouse -- Manhattan KS
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N 39° 10.772 W 096° 33.800
14S E 710474 N 4339527
Quick Description: The stone historic marker outside of the Riley County Courthouse in downtown Manhattan KS gives dome details about the building, a Richardsonian Romanesque beauty.
Location: Kansas, United States
Date Posted: 4/16/2013 1:43:24 PM
Waymark Code: WMGWHA
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 8

Long Description:
The Richardsonian Romanesque jewel Riley Co. Courthouse is a landmark for this historic town. The courthouse is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Marker Name: Riley County Courthouse

Marker Type: Other (Please identify in marker text)

Marker text:
Designed by Holland and Squires Architects in the Romanesque style Constructed by J. B. Betts with stone carving by David Penney 1905-1907 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places Monument contributons by Bayer Stone, Bayer's Construction, and Degginger's Foundry


Marker Location: Riley

Name of agency setting marker: Kansas State Historical Society

Year Marker Placed: Not listed

Official Marker Number: Not listed

Marker Web Address: Not listed

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