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Lebanon in Warren County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Old Courthouse

 
 
Old Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 2, 2022
1. Old Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  This courthouse was built in the Greek Revival style at a cost of $25,000 in 1835. Court was held on the second floor with offices on the first. It had six large tin pillars. Four chimneys were on either side between every other window. These window placements and the arches above them are all that remain of its 1835 design.

After two votes to demolish, it failed, as did a move to make Morrow the county seat, $9,900 was spent to add four offices in the front in 1894. It was now in the Renaissance Revival style. Until probate court left in 1996, it was it was the second oldest courthouse in use in Ohio. A 2.4 million dollar renovation was completed in 1999.
 
Erected by Rotary International.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. In addition, it is included in the Rotary International series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1835.
 
Location. 39° 26.117′ N, 84° 12.211′ W. Marker is in Lebanon, Ohio, in Warren County. Marker is on E. Silver Street, on the left
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when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lebanon OH 45036, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. War Savings Stamps (here, next to this marker); Quinn Building (a few steps from this marker); Old County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Lebanon Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Warren County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); All Gave Some, Some Gave All (about 400 feet away); United States of America (about 400 feet away); POW-MIA (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lebanon.
 
Old Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 2, 2022
2. Old Courthouse Marker
Old Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 2, 2022
3. Old Courthouse Marker
Old Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Doda, June 2, 2022
4. Old Courthouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 20, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 20, 2022, by Craig Doda of Napoleon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Feb. 27, 2024