The Library Remembers When...
April 3, 2019
From the Ipswich Tribune, Thursday, May 30, 1935 edition
USED OXEN WHEN OLD COURTHOUSE WAS BEING BUILT
By O. W. Cochrane
When I came to this county in 1886 the county records were kept in a small building just south of where Mrs. Conrad now lives. They were soon transferred to the building that is now just North of the Bank of Ipswich, which stood where the Descher building now stands. The court room was in an old skating rink which stood where the Standard Oil station now stands. The jail a small wooden building was located South of the Parmley home.
In 1891 we held court and there was...