Indiana County

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Indiana

Indiana County is named for the Indiana Territory.

 

Created:  March 30, 1803

County Seat:

Indiana  1803 – present

 

County Courthouse –  Indiana  

 

Location:  825 Philadelphia Street / North 8th Street

Built:  1968 – 1970

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Laurie & Green

Contractor:  Berkebell Brothers Inc.

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a four story dark red colored brick structure. The building has a large portico supported by four square columns rising to the pediment at the fourth story. One story east was west wing project from the building. White colored trim runs along the eaves.

 

Old County Courthouse –  Indiana  

 

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Location:  601 Philadelphia Street / North 6th Street

Built:  1868 – 1870

Style:  Second Empire

Architect:  James W Drum

Contractor:  Unknown

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story red brick and stone style structure. The building faces south with five high arched windows on the second to third story. A large square clock tower with gold colored roof rises over the central front section. The building is now a bank.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Jefferson County 

E – Clearfield County and Cambria County

S – Westmoreland County

W – Armstrong County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2006 and 2015