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Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Courthouse Square

 
 
The Courthouse Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
1. The Courthouse Square Marker
Inscription.
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.
 
Erected 1963.
 
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 . . .
Obverse Side - - The Courthouse Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - The Courthouse Square Marker
 Virtual Tour ( Courtesy - - Indiana Government web page). (Submitted on February 13, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
 
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Wide View - - The Courthouse Square Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, July 17, 2011
3. Wide View - - The Courthouse Square 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
This marker can be seen just left of the red fire-plug near the lower center of the 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 June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 337 times since then and 21 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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