Fulton County Courthouse (Indiana)

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Fulton County Courthouse
Fulton County Courthouse at Night.jpg
Fulton County Courthouse
Fulton County Courthouse (Indiana) is located in Indiana
Fulton County Courthouse (Indiana)
Fulton County Courthouse (Indiana) is located in USA
Fulton County Courthouse (Indiana)
Location 815 Main St., Rochester, Indiana
Coordinates 41°3′56″N 86°12′55″W / 41.06556°N 86.21528°W / 41.06556; -86.21528Coordinates: 41°3′56″N 86°12′55″W / 41.06556°N 86.21528°W / 41.06556; -86.21528
Built 1895
Built by Gibson, J.P.
Architect Rush A.W. & Son
Architectural style Romanesque
NRHP Reference # 00001138[1]
Added to NRHP September 22, 2000

The Fulton County Courthouse is a historic courthouse located at Rochester, Fulton County, Indiana. It was built in 1895-1896, and is a four-story, Richardsonian Romanesque style limestone building. It has a cross-hall plan and features a central bell and clock tower with a pyramidal roof. In addition to the courthouse, the grounds have four memorials: one for the Pottawatomies' Trail of Death, a cornerstone for the Rochester College, and two war memorials.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1] It is a prominent building in the Rochester Downtown Historic District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "Indiana State Historic Architectural and Archaeological Research Database (SHAARD)" (Searchable database). Department of Natural Resources, Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. Retrieved 2015-11-01.  Note: This includes Judy K. Cowling (April 2000). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Fulton County Courthouse" (PDF). Retrieved 2015-11-01.  and Accompanying photographs.
  3. ^ "Places to see, things to do in Fulton Co.". The Rochester Sentinel. Archived from the original on November 27, 2013. Retrieved 10 September 2014.