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Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Brookville Historic District

 
 
Brookville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. Brookville Historic District Marker
Inscription. Platted 1808 along Whitewater River, Brookville was an important entry point to interior lands opened to settlement. The district's concentration of well-preserved buildings reflects the city's continued prosperity. Brookville Historic District listed in National Register, 1975.
 
Erected 1992 by Indiana Historical Bureau, and Historic Brookville, Inc. (Marker Number 24.1992.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 39° 25.165′ N, 85° 0.76′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 52) south of East 5th Street, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located on the North/West lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse in Brookville, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Brookville IN 47012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Courthouse Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin County War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abram Hammond (about 400 feet away); Goodwin Home (approx. 0.3
Obverse Side - - Brookville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Brookville Historic District Marker
miles away); Brookville's Carnegie Library (approx. 0.4 miles away); James Brown Ray (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brookville College (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Brookville Church and Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Brookville.
 
Also see . . .  Virtual Tour ( Courtesy - - Indiana Government web page). (Submitted on February 13, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
Categories. Industry & CommercePolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers
 
Long View - - Brookville Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. Long View - - Brookville Historic District Marker
South/West Corner - - Franklin County Courthouse - Brookville, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
4. South/West Corner - - Franklin County Courthouse - Brookville, Indiana
The marker can be seen - to the extreme lower left in this photo.
'Field Piece' on South/West lawn of the Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
5. 'Field Piece' on South/West lawn of the Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 404 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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