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Three images of the old Wabaunsee County courthouse in Alma, Kansas. This was Alma's second courthouse which was constructed in 1872 after a February 21, 1871 election, once again, challenged the location of the county seat. During the election, Alma promised to build a stone courthouse if it was affirmed as the county seat. Alma won the election and built the courthouse at a cost of $8,000, with half the money coming from private donations. The addition to the rear was added in 1893. The building was demolished in 1932, and much of the stone was crushed and spread on the streets of Alma.

Date: Between 1909 and 1910

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Views of the old Wabaunsee County courthouse - 1

Item Number: 306280
Call Number: FK2 .W1 .1C *2-3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306280

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