Dubois County

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Dubois

Dubois County is named for Toussant Dubois, who was a Frenchman and merchant living in Vincennes, and who fought in the American Revolutionary War, the Battle of Tippecanoe and the War of 1812.

 

Created:  December 20, 1817

County Seat:

Portersburg  1818 – 1830

Jasper          1830 – present

 

County Courthouse – Jasper

 

Location:  1 Courthouse Square / 6th Street

Built:  1909 – 1911

Style:  Classic Revival style

Architect:  Frank Pierce Milburn of Milburn, Heister & Company of Washington, D.C.

Contractor:  William F Stillwell of Lafayette

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a three story red colored brick and concrete structure. On each side of the building is a large portico with four large columns rising to a pediment at the roof line. On the center of the roof is a tall square clock tower with gold dome. The base of the building is course stone.

 

See:  The architect Frank Pierce Milburn of Washington, DC.

 

Note:  The previous courthouse was designed and built by Father Joseph Kundeck in 1847. The building was remodeled in 1875 by E A Hochgesang as contractor.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Davies County and Martin County

E – Orange County and Crawford County

S – Perry County, Spencer County and Warrick County

W – Warrick County and Pike County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008