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300 WASHINGTON ST

Architecture and History Inventory
300 WASHINGTON ST | Property Record | Wisconsin Historical Society
NAMES
Historic Name:OCONTO COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Other Name:OCONTO COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Contributing:
Reference Number:23360
PROPERTY LOCATION
Location (Address):300 WASHINGTON ST
County:Oconto
City:Oconto
Township/Village:
Unincorporated Community:
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PROPERTY FEATURES
Year Built:1891
Additions: 1985 1967 1907 1961 1963
Survey Date:19782009
Historic Use:courthouse
Architectural Style:Romanesque Revival
Structural System:
Wall Material:Brick
Architect:FOELLER & SCHOBERRAU & KIRSCH
Other Buildings On Site:
Demolished?:No
Demolished Date:
DESIGNATIONS
National/State Register Listing Name: Oconto County Courthouse
National Register Listing Date:3/9/1982 12:00:00 AM
State Register Listing Date:1/1/1989 12:00:00 AM
National Register Multiple Property Name:County Courthouses of Wisconsin Thematic Group
NOTES
Additional Information:A 'site file' exists for this property. It contains additional information such as correspondence, newspaper clippings, or historical information. It is a public record and may be viewed in person at the State Historical Society, Division of Historic Preservation.

LOG & FISH ON DOORWAY PLAQUE REPRESENT 2 MAIN OCONTO CO. INDUSTRIES. REPLACED 1857 FRAME STRUCTURE ON SITE WHICH BURNED IN 1891. ROUND ARCH RECESSED ENTRY W/TRANSOM & DENTILLED SURROUND. GROUPED ROUND ARCH WINDOW ARCADES IN ROUND ARCH RECESSES. LARGE SQUARE DOMED CUPOLA.
Bibliographic References:"LUMBER ERA OCONTO TOUR." Historic Sites Reconnaissance Survey. May 2009. Prepared by Barbara Kooiman.
RECORD LOCATION
Wisconsin Architecture and History Inventory, Division of Historic Preservation, Wisconsin Historical Society, Madison, Wisconsin

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