Columbia County Court House – Magnolia, Arkansas

Mar 18, 2013 by

Columbia County Courthouse
Third courthouse on this site. Bid for construction of a new courthouse was let in 1905 for $58,631. Designed by W.S. Hull and built of blond brick with stone detailing, it is considered an example of second renaissance revival architecture. Building dedicated July 4, 1906. Building and grounds have hosted many Columbia County’s most important political, judicial, civic and cultural events. Changing requirements for interior space have led to many structural changes. Fire on February 13, 1999, caused heavy damage. This marker was dedicated May 20, 2006, during the Magnolia Blossom Festival.

Gazebo on Courthouse lawn.

If you look close, this is actually a mural painted on the doors to make it appear that you are looking through the Court House.  Very creative.

Columbia County created in 1852.

 

 

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