Montgomery County

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Montgomery

Montgomery County is named for Richard Montgomery, who was a military general killed at the Battle of Quebec, and who lived from 1736 to 1775.

 

Created:  December 21, 1822

County Seat: 

Crawfordsville  1823 – present

 

County Courthouse – Crawfordsville  

 

Location:  100 East Main Street / Washington Street

Built:  1875 – 1876

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  George W Bunting of Indianapolis

Contractor:  McCormack & Sweeney of Columbus

 

Description:  The building faces west and  is a two story buff colored brick and stone structure. The front portico has four columns rising from the second story to the pediment at the roof line. The north and south wings project slightly from the main building. Above the pediment is a large square where the tower was formerly located. The building was renovated in 1941. The building was further renovated in 1986. The architect and contractor was H Stewart Kline & Associates, Inc. of Lafayette.

 

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

 

Courthouses: 

N – Tippecanoe County

E – Clinton County, Boone County and Hendricks County

S – Putnam County and Parke County

W – Parke County and Fountain County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008