Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Courthouse Square
The first Courthouse, at the south end of this square, was log.
The second, built in 1814-17, was brick and burned 1852.
The third was remodeled in 1912 to the present structure.
The first jail stood on this square as did the first school.
Location. 39° 25.145′ 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. Touch for map. Located on the South/West lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse in Brookville, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Brookville IN 47012, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brookville Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Abram Hammond (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 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); Brookville's Grandstand (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
Also see . . . Virtual Tour ( Courtesy - - Indiana Government web page). (Submitted on February 13, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 351 times since then. 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.