Putnam County

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Putnam

Putnam County is named for Israel Putnam, who was a general during the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  April 1, 1820

County Seat:

Ottawa  1820 – present

 

County Courthouse – Ottawa 

 

Location:  245 Main Street / North Hickory Street

Built:  1909 – 1913

Style:  Neo-Classical and Second Renaissance

Architect:  Frank L Packard of Columbia and Ralph Snyder

Contractor:  R H Evans & Company

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story gray colored stone and concrete  structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds in the center of the city and the south front has a stone framed entrance on the first story with small balcony and arched window above. The second story has double columns dividing the windows which have small pediments above. The eave along the roof extends from the building. The roof line is flat. The courtroom is located on the second story.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Defiance County and Henry County

E – Hancock County

S – Allen County

W – Van Wert County and Paulding County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2011 and 2018