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Luce County Historical Museum (Luce County Sheriff's Residence and Jail)

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Luce County Sheriff's Residence and Jail
1894, Lovejoy and DeMar; c. 2000 tower restoration, Richard A. Neumann. 411 W. Harrie St.

The robust Queen Anne office and residence fronting the sturdy jail wing is the lone survivor of Luce County's nineteenth-century courthouse complex. Clad in a rich texture of brown Marquette and red Jacobsville sandstone, pressed brick, and shingles, the gabled sheriff's residence displays horseshoe and round arches, recessed entrances, and a bell roof corner tower. The fountain from which emerges a crane was moved from the courthouse to the museum grounds and fenced in wrought iron.

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Kathryn Bishop Eckert
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Kathryn Bishop Eckert, "Luce County Historical Museum (Luce County Sheriff's Residence and Jail)", [Newberry, Michigan], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/MI-01-LC1.

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Cover: Buildings of Michigan

Buildings of Michigan, Kathryn Bishop Eckert. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012, 536-536.

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