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Noble County Courthouse


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Noble County Courthouse The Courthouse Square is a focal point of downtown Perry and the three-story courthouse in the center of that green oasis looms brightly there, majestically serving as a symbol of justice and dominion. Built in 1916, at a cost of $100,000, it was reputed to be only the second fireproof building existing in Oklahoma, the other being the state capitol in Oklahoma City.

The courthouse houses all county officials plus the Noble county jail in a rooftop super-structure. A passenger elevator was added to the building some 30 years ago for the convenience of the aged, disabled and others needing assistance in climbing the stairs. The elevator was placed in a central rotunda that formerly was open from the first floor to the third. Courtrooms in the building were extensively renovated during the past year. The first Noble county courthouse was a two-story frame structure near the northeast corner of the park.

An heroic bronze statue, titled "Hopes and Dreams," was placed on the east lawn of the park at the time of the Cherokee Strip Centennial year in 1993.


Come visit us in Perry, Oklahoma

Attractions and Upcoming Events

The Wolleson-Nicewander Building

Originally the "Boston Store" built in 1894 and it was one of the first permanent buildings of stone on the square. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Perry, OK Historic Buildings

Outdoor Murals

This cowhand perception can be admired on the building north of Delaware Street on 6th. The artist is D.J. Mane, 1993. Another mural by D.J. Mane (1994) is painted on the north side of the Foster Drug Store depicting the old fashioned soda fountain days at Foster's.

Perry, OK Arts

Cherokee Strip Museum

Through the use of artifacts, photographs, and documents the museum traces the history of the Cherokee Outlet and its people. In addition to exhibits detailing the chronological history of life in the Outlet, there are vignettes of a *General Store, * Kitchen, *

Perry, OK Museums

Kumback Cafe

The Kumback Cafe is one of the oldest cafes in Oklahoma. It has been in business for over 72 years and is the pride of the community with it art deco design.

Perry, OK Historic Buildings

The Pancoast Building

J.A.. Pancoast, a lawyer, erected this building in approximately 1905

Perry, OK Historic Buildings

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