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Kenton in Hardin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Hardin County Courthouse

 
 
The Hardin County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 9, 2009
1. The Hardin County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. One of Ohio's larger courthouses, this structure, completed in 1915 at a cost of $275,000, is the third courthouse to be built in this vicinity. The building, designed by the architectural firm, Richards, McCarty, and Bulford, is an excellent example of Neoclassical Revival architecture. The courthouse interior is notable for its outstanding leaded stained glass skylight, brass chandeliers, and murals. The twelve large exterior light standards are made of solid brass. The exterior walls and terrace railings are made of Indiana Gray Limestone, while the steps and surrounding curbs consist of granite.
 
Erected 1996 by Country Connection Club and The Ohio Historical Society. (Marker Number 13-33.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Ohio Historical Society / The Ohio History Connection marker series.
 
Location. 40° 38.865′ N, 83° 36.544′ W. Marker is in Kenton, Ohio, in Hardin County. Marker is on Detroit Street (U.S. 68), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is near the flagpole on the west courthouse grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Kenton OH 43326, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "The Liberty Garden"
The Hardin County Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 9, 2009
2. The Hardin County Courthouse and Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Fort McArthur (within shouting distance of this marker); Mad River Railroad (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Kenton Hardware Company (approx. 0.7 miles away); Hardin County Korean War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Hardin County War Memorial (approx. one mile away); Hardin County Viet Nam Memorial (approx. one mile away); Hardin County Ohio Civil War Soldier Monument (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kenton.
 
Categories. 20th CenturyGovernmentLandmarksNotable Buildings
 
<i>Hardin County Court House, Kenton, O.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by Lintz's Drug Store, circa 1916
3. Hardin County Court House, Kenton, O.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 670 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 1, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 22, 2015.
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