Morgan County

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Morgan

Morgan County is named for Daniel Morgan, who defeated the British at the Battle of Cowpens during the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  December 31, 1821

County Seat: 

Martinsville  1822 – present

 

County Courthouse – Martinsville  

 

Location:  10 East Washington Street / Main Street

Built:  1857 – 1859

Style:  Italianate

Architect:  Isaac Hodgson of Indianapolis

Contractor:  Perry M Blankenship of Martinsville

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story red colored brick and stone structure. At the south front is a high square red brick clock tower. The entrance is a one story extension from the main building. The east section is higher with a peaked roof. White colored stone trim adorns the corners. Additions were added in 1895, 1912, 1934, 1956 and 1977.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Henricks County and Marion County

E – Johnson County

S – Brown County and Monroe County

W – Owen County and Putnam County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008