(DODGE CITY, Kan.) — In the middle of Dodge City Days, the Ford County Courthouse celebrates its own place in history.
Today marks the buildings 100th year anniversary. It was built in 1912 with $100,000. Through the years, the building has undergone new enhancements and various renovations.
Ford County District Judge, Van Hampton told Eyewitness News, "I was very pleased to see all the people and their interest they have with the court and the Courthouse. And it is interesting to look at the history of the Courthouse here because of course the courthouse is an important part of the county"
Certain sections of the Ford County Courthouse were open to the public for tours.