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Indiana
Bedford
Lawrence County Museum
12 Courthouse Museum
Bedford IN 47421
Phone 812 275-4141
Web Site ****
Description located in basement of courthouse, features history of local limestone
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Courthouse
Field of Study/Science Facility Genealogy
New or Updated: 04/28/2003

Indiana
Fort Wayne
Allen County-Fort Wayne Historical Society Museum
302 E Berry St
Fort Wayne IN 46802
Phone 260 426-2882
Web Site http://www.ft-wayne.in.us/home/historical_society/
Description local memorabilia, paintings of Agnes Hamilton
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Courthouse
Collection N-Z Paintings
New or Updated: 05/13/2003

 

 

 

  Kansas
Colby
Thomas County Courthouse
300 N Court Ave #1
Colby KS 67701
Phone 785 462-4500
Web Site http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/thomas/colby/att5.html
Alt Web http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/KS/Thomas/state.html
Description still functioning  courthouse on National Register
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Courthouse
Nature of Group or Site Government
New or Updated: 05/23/2003

  KS
 
Russell Springs
 
Butterfield Trail Historical Museum
 
K-25
 
PO Box 383
 
Russell Springs  KS
 
Phone   785 751-4242
 
Web Site  http://www.windyplains.com/butterfield/
 
E-mail  mailto:wardtayl@st-tel.net
 
Description  local human and natural history with focus on Butterfield Overland Dispatch stage line,  fossils, annual Trail Ride
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Courthouse
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Fossils
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   5/29/2005

Kansas
Tribune
Horace Greeley Museum
214 East Harper
Tribune  KS  67879
Phone  316 376-4996
Web Site  http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/greeley/tribune/att1.html
E-mail  mailto:greeley@pld.com
Description  marbles, spinning tops, razors, combs, bells, photos, period rooms,                     courtroom, jail cells
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Courthouse
Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy
Collection A-F  Bells
Collection N-Z  Toys
Research /Reading  Library
 
Owner/Operator:  Greeley County Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  07/09/2003
    MD
  Rockville
  Peerless Rockville
 
29 Courthouse Square, Room 110
  PO Box 4262
 
Rockville  MD  20849    
 
Phone  301 762-0096
  Web Site  http://www.peerlessrockville.org/
  E-mail  mailto:info@peerlessrockville.org
 
Description  has been involved in rescuing and restoring several properties, has                         museum & research collections in courthouse
  
Type of Resource    Museum
 
Primary Focus  Preservation
 
Building Type  Courthouse
  Collection N-Z  Photography
  Research /Reading  Library
  New or Updated:  07/16/2003 

 

  Maine

  Dresden

  Pownalborough Court House

  Route 128

  Dresden  ME

  Phone  207 882-6817

  Web Site http://www.lincolncountyhistory.org/lchaparts/courthouse.htm

  E-mail  mailto:LCHA@wiscasset.net

  Description  pre-Revolutionary courthouse -John Adams practiced there

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type Courthouse

  Era  1761

  Owner/Operator:  Lincoln County Historical Association Inc

  New or Updated:  5/29/2007

 

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