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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.


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St. Rose Catholic Church

The St. Rose Catholic Church built in 1922 welcomes visitors through its magnificient set of brass double doors artisticly decorated in metalwork of symbolic emblems representing twelve saints.

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The Pancoast Building

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

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The Masonic Building

The three story building was built in 1924 to house the various Masonic organizations then active in Perry. In recent years the Masons have moved to a new location but their name remains associated with the building listed on the National Historic Register.

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The Joseph Foucart Building

Perhaps the most striking building in the downtown Perry business district area is the two-story red brick structure listed on the National Register of Historic Places

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"Hopes and Dreams" Statue

"This sculpture and the plaza surrounding it are dedicated to the honor of all the stalwart men and women who took part in the greatest land rush of all time - the celebrated Cherokee Strip Run, held on September 16, 1893.

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