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County Courthouses

The following is one of a continuing series of articles on the Great Depression by local historian of that era, Wilbur Bush.

 Part 1

 Daviess County’s first courthouse was a private residence at the home of Elisha B. Creekmore from April, 1837, until March 1838. Both the county and the circuit courts met there. On March 26, 1838, a plan was presented and approved to build a $6,000 courthouse.

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