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Many former courthouses have been put to other uses -- and some still operating courthouses have historic significance of their own.  As usual, please let us know if we've missed any.  
 

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  Michigan

  Berrien Springs

  History Center at Courthouse Square

  313 N Cass St

  PO Box 261

  Berrien Springs  MI  49103    

  Phone  616 471-1202

  Web Site www.berrienhistory.org/

  Description  courthouse, sheriffs's house, jail, records building all in 19th century

  Type of Resource Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Courthouse

  Research   Archives

  Era  1839

  Owner/Operator:  Berrien County Historical Association

  New or Updated:  7/16/2007


  MN

  Jackson

  Jackson County Courthouse Museum

  Address

  Jackson  MN 56143    

  Phone

  Web Site  http://www.mnhs.org/preserve/mho/chsclo.html

  Alt Web  http://www.jacksonmn.com/history.htm

  Description  operated by the Courthouse

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Courthouse

  New or Updated: 11/12/2004

 

 

  MN

  Park Rapids

  Hubbard County Historical Museum

  301 Court Ave

  PO Box 327

  Park Rapids MN 56470    

  Phone   218 732-5237

  Web Site  http://www.rootsweb.com/~mnhchs/features.html

  Description  school, logging, farming, pioneer house, office furniture

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Court House

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy

  Collection A-F Costume

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  11/10/2004

 
 

  MT

  Hamilton

  Ravalli County Museum

  205 Bedford

  Hamilton  MT 59840    

  Phone   406 363-3338

  Web Site  http://www.cybernet1.com/rcmuseum/index2.html

  E-mail  mailto:rcmuseum@cybernet1.com

  Description  Lewis & Clark, agriculture, timber, photographic studio, veteran's room,

                    natural history room

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Courthouse

  Owner/Operator:  Bitter Root Valley Historical Society

  New or Updated:   9/29/2004
 

  MT

  Havre

  Heritage Center & H Earl Clack Museum

  306 3rd Avenue

  Holliday Village Mall

  Havre  MT  59501    

  Phone  406 265-7258

  Web Site http://co.hill.mt.us/museum/Heritage_Center.html - attract

  Description  former post office & courthouse now holds cultural activities

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type Courthouse

  Era 1932

  New or Updated:  9/24/2006

 

 

    NC
 
Newton
 
Catawba County Museum of History
 
PO Box 73
 
Newton  NC  28658    
 
Phone  828 465-0383
 
Web Site  http://www.catawbahistory.org/default.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:inquiry@catawbahistory.org
 
Description  explores multi-ethnic heritage of area from pioneer implements to plantation                         furniture & military artifacts
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local history
 
Building Type  Courthouse
 
Collection A-F  Costume
 
Collection G-M  Furniture
 
Owner/Operator:  Catawba County Historical Assn
 
New or Updated:  10/31/2003

  NC
 
Shelby
 
Cleveland County Historical Museum
 
Court Square
 
PO Box 1333
 
Shelby  NC 28151    
 
Phone   704 482-8186
 
Web Site  http://www.clevelandcounty.com/tourism/attractions.htm
 
Alt Web  http://blue.dcr.state.nc.us/
 
Description  local memorabilia, 1950s era courtroom
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Courthouse
 
New or Updated:  8/24/2004

North Carolina
Uptown Shelby
Cleveland County Historical Museum
Court Square
Shelby NC
Phone 
704 482-8186
Web Site
Alt Web 
http://www.co.cleveland.nc.us/public/economic/vguide97.htm
Description  local memorabilia, 1950s era courtroom
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Courthouse

 

Nevada
Genoa
Genoa Courthouse Museum
2304 Main Street
Genoa  NV  89411    
 
Phone  775 782-4325
 
Web Site  www.carsonvalleymuseums.com/Pages/genoa.html
 
Description  local history in heart of first town in state
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Courthouse
 
New or Updated:  07/09/2003

 

  New York
Bedford
Bedford Historical Society
38 Village Green
PO Box 491
Bedford NY 10506
Phone 
914 234-9328
Web Site  *****
Description
Type of Resource 
History Related Organization
Primary Focus  Historical Society
Building Type  Courthouse
Research/Reading  Archives
Era  1787

  NY
 
Hicksville
 
Hicksville Gregory Museum
 
Heitz Place
 
Hicksville  NY  11801    
 
Phone   516 822-7505
 
Web Site  http://www.gregorymuseum.org/
 
Alt Web  http://www.liglobal.com/t_i/attractions/museums/gregory/
 
Description  Science exhibits & activities in restored courthouse
 
Type of Resource   Science
 
Primary Focus  Science Museum
 
Building Type   Courthouse
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Minerals
 
New or Updated:   2/18/2004

 

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