Current Yavapai County Courthouse


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In this view one is looking west down Union Street towards courthouse, which shows the east side of the third and current Yavapai County Courthouse with the iconic Thumb Butte in backgorund and Episcopal Church in right foreground.

In October 1916, the cornerstone was laid and construction began on the $223,753 Courthouse.  The architect was William N. Bowan of Denver, Colorado for a structure 90x150 feet.  The construction contract was given to Rogers and Ashton of Denver. The courthouse was built in the Doric style; the exterior is Prescott granite and the interior is reinforced concrete. It has all-steel framework and a copper roof. The 800 pound bell from the old courthouse was installed. The courthouse was completed in early 1918. 

Type on front of photograph reads, "Yavapai Co. Court House. The Home of Yavapai County Chamber of Commerce. Grace M. Sparkes Secretary and Emigration Commissioner. Prescott Arizona."

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