Orange County Courthouse (Indiana)

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Orange County Courthouse
Orange county indiana courthouse 08 2007.jpg
Southern front of the courthouse
Orange County Courthouse (Indiana) is located in Indiana
Orange County Courthouse (Indiana)
Location Public Sq., Paoli, Indiana
Coordinates 38°33′23″N 86°28′7″W / 38.55639°N 86.46861°W / 38.55639; -86.46861Coordinates: 38°33′23″N 86°28′7″W / 38.55639°N 86.46861°W / 38.55639; -86.46861
Area 1 acre (0.40 ha)
Built 1847
Architect Multiple
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body Local
NRHP Reference # 75000009[1]
Added to NRHP February 24, 1975

The Orange County Courthouse is located on Courthouse Square in Paoli, Indiana at the intersection of State Roads 37, 56 and US Highway 150.

The courthouse is one of the two oldest courthouses in Indiana that have been used continuously. The other being in Rising Sun, Indiana (Ohio County). The Orange County Courthouse was built 1847-1850. It is a good example of the Greek Revival style of architecture. The court house is distinguished by a Doric portico with six fluted columns.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 

Further reading[edit]

  • The Magnificent 92 Indiana Courthouses by Will Counts and Jon Dilts, copyright 1991, pages 124,125.
  • Historic American Buildings Survey in Indiana edited by Thomas M Slade, copyright 1983, pages 91–93 ISBN 0-253-32741-5

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