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Hartford City in Blackford County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Blackford County Courthouse

 
 
Blackford County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 3, 2010
1. Blackford County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Blackford County's second courthouse, featuring a 165 foot high clock tower, was built on foundation stones from nearby Montpelier quarries. At a cost of $129,337.83, this Richardsonian Romanesque structure was constructed 1893-1895. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1980.
 
Erected 1994 by Indiana Historical Bureau and Blackford Lodge No. 106 F.& A.M. (Marker Number 05.1994.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 40° 27.087′ N, 85° 22.08′ W. Marker is in Hartford City, Indiana, in Blackford County. Marker is on West Washington Street (State Road 26). Touch for map. Marker is between High and Jefferson Streets. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116, Hartford City IN 47348, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blackford County Civil War Honor Roll (a few steps from this marker); Blackford County Revolutionary War Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); Blackford County Korea & Vietnam Honor Rolls (within shouting distance of this marker); Blackford County W.W. II Honor Roll
Blackford County Courthouse - Clocktower image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 3, 2010
2. Blackford County Courthouse - Clocktower
(within shouting distance of this marker); Blackford County W.W. I Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Cumberland Covered Bridge (approx. 7.6 miles away); First Indiana Gas Well (approx. 7.6 miles away); Covered Bridge (approx. 7.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hartford City.
 
Also see . . .  Virtual Tour ( Courtesy - - Indiana Government web page). (Submitted on February 11, 2013.)
 
Categories. Charity & Public Work
 
Blackford County Courthouse main entrance image. Click for full size.
By Christopher Light, November 3, 2010
3. Blackford County Courthouse main entrance
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 5, 2011, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. This page has been viewed 672 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 5, 2011, by Christopher Light of Valparaiso, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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