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Hawaii
Honolulu
King Kamehameha Judiciary History Center
417 South King Street
Room 102
Honolulu HI 96813
Phone
808 539-4999
Web Site BROKEN http://www.jhchawaii.org/
Description
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Courthouse
Industry Profession  Law Enforcement

 

Iowa
Exira
Audubon County Historical Society Museum
E Washington & Kilworth
mail: 210 E Division, Audubon 50025
Exira IA
Phone
Web Site
http://www.auduboncounty.org/
E-mail mailto://exxtian@metc.net/
Description first county courthouse, used as community meeting place and first movie theatre as well
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Courthouse
Era  1874
Owner/Operator: Audubon County Historical Society

 

Illinois
Bloomington
McLean County Museum of History
200 North Main Street
Bloomington IL 61701
Phone
309 827-0428
Web Site http://www.mchistory.org/
E-mail mailto:mcmh@mchistory.org
Description  four galleries People, Work, Politics, Farming
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Courthouse
Research/Reading Library
Era 1903

Illinois
Knoxville
Knox County Museum
Address

Knoxville IL
Phone
Web Site 
http://web.winco.net/~tbould/Museum.html
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Courthouse
Collection N-Z  Tools

Illinois
Lincoln
Postville Court House State
914 5th Street
PO Box 355
Lincoln IL 62656
Phone 217 732-8930
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/hpa/hs/Postville.htm
Alt Web http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/sites/postvill.htm
Description reproduction of courthouse where Abraham Lincoln traveled as a circuit lawyer
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus President
Building Type Courthouse
Owner/Operator: IHPA
New or Updated: 06/28/2003

Illinois
Mt Pulaski
Mt Pulaski Courthouse SHS
113 South Washington St
MAIL PO Box 355 Lincoln 62656
 
Mt Pulaski  IL  62548    
 
Phone  217 792-3919
 
Alt Phone  217 732-8930
 
Web Site  http://www.state.il.us/hpa/hs/Pulaski.htm
 
Description  on the square, Abraham Lincoln  practiced law on the court circuit here                        from 1848 - 1855
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Building Type  Courthouse
 
New or Updated:  07/06/2003

Illinois
Paxton
Ford County Historical Society
10 Meridian Terrace
PO Box 213
Paxton IL  60957
Phone 
217 379-4133
Web Site *****
Description local memorabilia located in county courthouse
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type  Courthouse

Illinois
Watseka
Old Court House Museum
103 West Cherry St
Watseka IL 60970
Phone
815 432-2215
Web Site  http://www.bdrak.com/ichs/museum.html
E-mail  mailto:ichs@capstonebank.com
Description  period rooms of back porch, Victorian parlor, general store, post office: jail, performance space in former courtroom
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Courthouse
Era  1866
Owner/Operator:  Iroquois County Historical Society

 

 

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