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Departments » Building and Grounds » Courthouse History
General Information

The Menominee County Courthouse is listed on the State and National Register of Historic Places and is a notable example of "High Victorian Italianate" style. It is the only remaining Michigan Courthouse of this style.

When the county was first organized, the assessed property in the county was valued at $160,001.25. In view of this fact, the people came to the conclusion that they could afford to take the risk of building a good courthouse. On February 21, 1874 the Board of Supervisors ordered and determined that the sum of $30,000 shoud be raised by and upon the said county for the purpose of building a courthouse. The Supervisors decided to issue bonds of the county to raise money for it's construction.

On June 15th, 1874 the Menominee Board of Supervisors solicited advertisements for plans and specifications for the construction of a county courthouse in Menominee.

Gurdon P. Randall of Chicago was one of seven architects who responded to the ad. and also was the architect chosen for the job.

The minutes of the June 25th, 1875 Board of Supervisors meeting revealed that the construction (of the Courthouse) contract was awarded to Cummings & Hagan who had the lowest bid of $29,680.00

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