Deschutes County Courthouse
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N 44° 03.660 W 121° 18.643
10T E 635298 N 4880035
The Deschutes County Courthouse built in 1940.
Waymark Code: WM8WE
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/12/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 41

Located at 1164 NW Bond.

Marker Name: B20 - Deschutes County Courthouse
Marker Text: The county court was created along with the establishment of Deschutes County in 1916. For the first nineteen years, county offices and the courthouse leased space in the O’Kane Building then county rented the former Central School from the school district in 1933 to gain more space.
In 1937, a suspicous fire left the south wing an empty shell. State officials suspected arson, but to this day no one has been charged with setting the fire. In 1940, a W.P.A grant funded building of what we now recognize as the original portion of the current courthouse.
Built: 1940
This Heritage Walk plaque was donated by Broken Top

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: City Government

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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