Green County

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Green County is named for Nathaniel Greene, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  December 8, 1836

County Seat: 

Monroe  1836 – present

 

County Courthouse – Monroe

 

Location:  1016 16th Avenue / 10th Street

Built:  1891 – 1892

Style:  Richardsonian Romanesque

Architect:  Henry Hobson Richardson and G Stanley Mansfield

Contractor:  W J McAlpen

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick from maiden rock and stone structure. There is a stone portico on the south front. The building has a course stone foundation, a square clock tower on the southwest corner and round towers. Stone trim decorated the corners and windows. The building has a hipped roof.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Dane County 

E – Rock County

S – Winnebago County, Illinois and Stephenson County, Illinois

W – Lafayette County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2007