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Celina in Mercer County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Mercer County Courthouse

 
 
Mercer County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 18, 2019
1. Mercer County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
Mercer County Court House was built in 1918, It's stated that architect's intention was to make the Mercer County Court House a Landmark. Donated in honor of Greece the birthplace of democracy. The building design was called "Greek Revival" here it showcases many influences of Roman architecture. The all glass dome at the center of the building lies this Roman influence.

This building is faced with Gray Bedford Limestone No. 2. The round columns support Ionic Capitols and are typical of Greek Architecture. The interior is adorned with features displaying the mythology of ancient Greeks and Romans. Much of the interior is finished in marble with ornate plaster ceiling treatment. An ornate marble staircase highlights the open stairwell in the buildings center.

The present structure in the third court house erected in Celina and replaced an 1868 brick structure constructed in the southeast corner of the Court House Square. The first court house was established in 1839 at the site of the present city hall.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1918.
 
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40° 32.652′ N, 84° 34.253′ W. Marker is in Celina, Ohio, in Mercer County. Marker is on South Main Street (U.S. 127) 0.1 miles south of Lake Shore Drive, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Celina OH 45822, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Grand Lake St. Marys Points Of Interest (here, next to this marker); Celina City Hall (here, next to this marker); Prehistoric Indians / Historic Indians (here, next to this marker); Early Mercer County History (a few steps from this marker); Major Historic Influences (a few steps from this marker); Agriculture, Mercer County's Foundation (a few steps from this marker); Early Celina History (a few steps from this marker); Lake Improvments (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Celina.
 
Mercer County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, May 18, 2019
2. Mercer County Courthouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 183 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 9, 2021, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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