Beltrami County Courthouse, 619 Beltrami Avenue Northwest, Bemidji, Minnesota

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Beltrami County Courthouse

Address: 619 Beltrami Avenue NW
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State/province
Bemiji, Minnesota
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State/province:
Beltrami County, Minnesota
State/province: Minnesota
Country: United States
Year built: 1902-1903
Primary Style: Beaux Arts
Additions: 1937 - Remodeling of the court room was done to allow more room for offices. The heating system was upgraded from wood to coal.

1973 - A brick and glass addition was built.

Major Alterations: Some/mostly intact
Historic Function: Courthouse
Current Function: Courthouse
Architect or source of design: Kinney-Detweiler
Builder: Schmidt Bros.
Material of Exterior Wall Covering: Brick
Material of Foundation: Sandstone

Bemiji Beltrami County


The courthouse in the area was originally served by a store on Fourth and Beltrami Ave. It also served as a jail and as a refuge from those fleeing the Sugar Point Indian Uprising. It was later sold and became the Corner Drug Store. It was destroyed in a fire in 1930.

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