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Treasures housed in historic county courthouse

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Six years before Dakota Territory was divided and North Dakota became the 39th state, the Stutsman County Courthouse was built in Jamestown. Completed in 1883, it has for 131 years stood at 504 3rd Ave. SE as a dignified beacon of county government. Its clock has not been set for a while, and there has not been a court case heard since the early 1980s, when a new courthouse was built.


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