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Courthouse named to National Register of Historic Places

 


The Klickitat County Courthouse, located at 205 S. Columbus Ave., has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places, where it joins other properties which contribute to the rich cultural heritage of Washington State.

According to a press release from the Department of Archaeology and Historic Preservation, the Klickitat County Courthouse, constructed in 1942, is historically significant for its direct contributions to the broad patterns of growth, development and industry of Klickitat County.

The building is also significant as a late example of the Art Deco style and represents the work of a master Vancouver architect, Day W. Hilborn.

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