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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.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePolitical SubdivisionsSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Indiana Historical Bureau Markers series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1808.
 
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. Located on the North/West lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse in Brookville, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brookville IN 47012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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
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
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Abram Hammond (about 400 feet away); Goodwin Home (approx. 0.3 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). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
 
Also see . . .  Brookville Historic District (Brookville, Indiana). Wikipedia entry, links to NHRP Nomination form. (Submitted on January 19, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
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 was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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