Greene County

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Greene

Greene County is named for Nathanael Greene, who was a general in the American revolutionary War.

 

Created:  January 5,1821

County Seat: 

Burlington  1821 – 1824

Bloomfield  1824 – present

 

County Courthouse – Bloomfield

 

Location:  916 East Main Street / South Washington Street

Built:  1885 – 1886

Style:  Classic Revival

Architect:  George W Bunting of Indianapolis

Contractor:  McKay & Bushman

 

Description:  The building faces  

 

Built in 1885, the building is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. The building faces north and was completed in 1886. The north front has a projecting brick section with recessed entrance on the first story. Above is a large recessed window with stone header at the roof line. Above is a square stone clock tower. The building has a course white colored stone base. The building was remodeled in 1954. The architect was Jay Bixby. In 2006, an addition was added on the south side. The architect was DLZ Indiana and the contractor was Weddle Brothers Construction Company.

 

See:  The architect, George W Bunting of Indianapolis, also designed courthouses in Clinton CountyJohnson CountyMontgomery CountyUnion County and Wells County.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Clay County and Owen County

E – Monroe County and Lawrence County

S – Martin County Daviess County and  Knox County

W – Sullivan County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008