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Rooks County Courthouse

Picture of property 115 North Walnut Street
Stockton (Rooks County)
Listed in National Register Apr 26, 2002

Architect: Frank Squires
Area of Significance: courthouse
Architectural Style(s): Classical Revival
Thematic Nomination: Historic County Courthouses of Kansas

Constructed in 1921-1924, the Rooks County Courthouse is a four-story, brick building with a Bedford limestone veneer and detailing. A dentil cornice accents its flat roof, and Ionic columns, and pilasters define the primary entrance. Designed by architect Frank C. Squires and constructed by Cuthbert and Sons, both of Topeka, it is an example of the Classical Revival-style and replaces an earlier Italianate courthouse (1881). It was nominated as part of the "Historic County Courthouses of Kansas" multiple property listing for its association with local politics and government and for its architecture.

St. Joseph Catholic Church

Picture of property 105 N. Oak St.
Damar (Rooks County)
Listed in National Register Nov 5, 2005

Architect: Henry Brinkman
Area of Significance: religious facility
Architectural Style(s): Romanesque; Late Victorian

Located in Damar, St. Joseph Catholic Church was built in 1912-1917 to replace a wood frame structure. Constructed of native limestone, it is an example of the Romanesque Revival style and has symmetrical bell towers with copper domed roofs. Architect Henry W. Brinkman of Emporia designed the church and Frank K. Rothengerger of Osborne was the builder. The property was nominated for its architecture.

Stockton Public Library

Picture of property 124 North Cedar
Stockton (Rooks County)
Listed in State Register Feb 21, 1987

Architect: Not listed
Area of Significance: library
Architectural Style(s): Classical Revival

Constructed in 1910 by Nigel Wilson of Hoxie, the Stockton Public Library is a one-story, brick Classic Revival-style building. It is situated on a corner near downtown and is defined by a portico with Ionic columns and a clay tile roof. It was nominated as part of the "Carnegie Libraries of Kansas" multiple property listing for its architecture.

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