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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Carrollton in Carroll County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The First Courthouse

 
 
The First Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2006
1. The First Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Site of Carroll County's first courthouse, built in 1835. Bricks were burned one block west in the Atkinson-McCook brickyard and laid in "Flemish Bond" style. The bell was cast in Pittsburgh in 1842, shipped by boat to Wellsville, and brought to Carrollton by ox-cart. George Y. Hampson, contractor; Peter Herold, Sr., carpenter. First elected commissioners were John Shober, William Davis and James Ferrall.
 
Erected 1976 by Carroll County Historical Society.
 
Location. 40° 34.333′ N, 81° 5.201′ W. Marker is in Carrollton, Ohio, in Carroll County. Marker is on South Lisbon Street (Ohio Route 332) south of Main Street (Ohio Route 39), in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carrollton OH 44615, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Fighting McCooks and the Civil War ( within shouting distance of this marker); “Fighting McCook” Home ( within shouting distance of this marker);
Marker and Bell image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2006
2. Marker and Bell
The Sandy and Beaver Canal ( approx. 9.7 miles away); Malvern Veteran's Memorial ( approx. 9.7 miles away); The Great Trail / The Ohio Country in the Revolution ( approx. 9.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carrollton.
 
Also see . . .  Carroll County is Full of History!. (Submitted on April 20, 2006.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsPolitical Subdivisions
 
Present Carroll County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 8, 2006
3. Present Carroll County Courthouse
Marker is between the two lampposts on the left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,113 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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