Greenfield Courthouse Square Historic District

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Greenfield Courthouse Square Historic District
Hancock Courthouse 8387.JPG
Hancock County Courthouse, August 2004
Greenfield Courthouse Square Historic District is located in Indiana
Greenfield Courthouse Square Historic District
Greenfield Courthouse Square Historic District is located in the US
Greenfield Courthouse Square Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by North, Hinchman, South and Pennsylvania Sts., Greenfield, Indiana
Coordinates39°46′51″N 85°47′51″W / 39.78083°N 85.79750°W / 39.78083; -85.79750Coordinates: 39°46′51″N 85°47′51″W / 39.78083°N 85.79750°W / 39.78083; -85.79750
Area21 acres (8.5 ha)
Built1835 (1835)
ArchitectFelt, John H.
Architectural styleLate 19th And 20th Century Revivals, Late Victorian
NRHP reference #85000455[1]
Added to NRHPMarch 7, 1985

Greenfield Courthouse Square Historic District is a national historic district located at Greenfield, Hancock County, Indiana. The district encompasses 72 contributing buildings and 1 contributing object in the central business district of Greenfield that developed between about 1835 and 1935. The focal point of the district is the Romanesque Revival style Hancock County Courthouse (1896-1897) and Second Empire style jail. Other notable buildings are the Riley School (Greenfield High School, 1895), A.J. Banks Building / Morgan Building (1869), Randall Block (c. 1890), Christian Church (1895), Bradley Methodist Church (1902), First Presbyterian Church (1906-1907), Carnegie Library (1908-1909), Andrew Jackson Banks House (c. 1832, 1894-1895), D.H. Goble House (c. 1900), and Walpole House (c. 1835).[2]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1985.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "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 2016-04-01. Note: This includes Susan R. Slade (September 1984). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form: Greenfield Courthouse Square Historic District" (PDF). Retrieved 2016-04-01., map, and Accompanying photographs.