Tillman County Courthouse

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Tillman County Courthouse
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LocationGladstone and Main Sts., Frederick, Oklahoma
Coordinates 34°23′29″N99°01′01″W / 34.39139°N 99.01694°W / 34.39139; -99.01694 (Tillman County Courthouse) Coordinates: 34°23′29″N99°01′01″W / 34.39139°N 99.01694°W / 34.39139; -99.01694 (Tillman County Courthouse)
Area1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built1921
Built byDowning, Charles
ArchitectTonini & Bramblet
Architectural styleLate 19th and 20th Century Revivals
MPS County Courthouses of Oklahoma TR
NRHP reference # 84003455 [1]
Added to NRHPAugust 24, 1984

The Tillman County Courthouse, at 201 N. Main St. in Frederick, Oklahoma, was built in 1921. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1984. [1]

Frederick, Oklahoma City in Oklahoma, United States

Frederick is a city and county seat of Tillman County, Oklahoma, United States. Once titled "The Friendly City", its charm and receptiveness leaves visitors feeling like locals. The population was 3,940 at the 2010 census. It is an agriculture-based community that primarily produces wheat, cotton, and cattle. Frederick is home to three dairies, a 1400-acre industrial park, and Frederick Regional Airport, which includes restored World War II hangars which house the World War II Airborne Demonstration Team.

National Register of Historic Places federal list of historic sites in the United States

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.

It was a work of architects Tonini & Bramblet. It is a three-story concrete slab building with concrete slabs presented to resemble cut stone. Its back/north side has a curved wall projecting about 15 feet (4.6 m). [2]

Tonini & Bramblet was an Oklahoma City-based architectural firm which designed a number of courthouses in Oklahoma.

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References

  1. 1 2 National Park Service (2013-11-02). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places . National Park Service.
  2. "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Tillman County Courthouse". National Park Service . Retrieved June 10, 2018. With accompanying two photos from 1983