Chase County Courthouse, Cottonwood Falls

The Chase County Courthouse in Cottonwood Falls, Kansas was built in 1873 and is the oldest operating courthouse in Kansas.
The courthouse was constructed from local limestone, and the three story winding staircase was constructed from local walnut trees. The architectural style has been described as Second Empire or Italian Renaissance Revival and Italianate.
The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971. The architect was John G. Haskell who was among the architects of the Kansas State Capitol.
Tours are available by appointment by contacting the Chase County Chamber of Commerce.
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  • Great town to visit, they had antique auction. Loved it. Stayed at fox hollow guest house. Great sisters yearly trip to spend time together.  more »
  • Well worth stopping to see this part of history. Plaques tell the history as well as a bit about the surroundings. Building is beautifully done.  more »

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