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Indiana’s Courthouse Squares

May 5, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

This presentation showscases all 92 county courthouses and their adjoining squares in the state of Indiana.  County courthouses serve as iconic fixtures for a community’s identity that:  symbolically asserts the rule of law at the center of American society; exhibits a unique architecture that captures the era in which the structure was built; serves as the iconic edifice for many of the county seats; and provide centralized places for economic and social activities.  In recent decades, several communities across the United States have either ‘commons’ or public squares.  However, the courthouse as the central feature in a public square is regular feature in Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Tennessee, and Texas.

Indiana’s Courthouse Squares

Details

Date:
May 5, 2016
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:
Website:
www.bsu.edu/ebball

Venue

E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center
400 Minnetrista Blvd.
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
+ Google Map
Phone:
765-285-8975
Website:
http://cms.bsu.edu/academics/centersandinstitutes/ebball