Boone County

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Boone

Boone County is named for Daniel Boone, who was a frontiersman and who died at the Alamo, Texas.

 

Created:  January 29, 1830

County Seat: 

Jamestown  1831 – 1833

Lebanon       1833 – present

 

County Courthouse – Lebanon

 

Location:  1 Courthouse Square / West Main Street

Built:  1909 – 1911

Style:  Classical Revival

Architect:  Joseph T Hutton of Hammond

Contractor:  Caldwell & Drake of Columbus

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story buff colored stone structure. On the south front is a large portico supported by four large columns rising to a large pediment containing ornamentation. The recessed entrance has stone trim rising to the second story. A wide cornice follows the roof line. On the center of the roof is a large octagonal dome with black colored roof and clock at the top cupola.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed by William Tinsley and built in 1857.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Clinton County

E – Hamilton County

S – Marion County and Hendricks County

W – Montgomery County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008