Brown County Courthouse Historic District

Courthouse, Old Log Jail, and the Historical Society Museum Bldg., Nashville, Indiana


Brown County Courthouse - Nashville, IN

Photo taken by Michael Miller in August 2016

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National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on July 21, 1983
Reference number
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Other architectural type; Log Construction
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Historic functions
Courthouse; Correctional facility; Meeting hall; Government office
Current function
Periods of significance
1900-1924; 1875-1899; 1850-1874; 1925-1949
Significant years
1873; 1937
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 3


19th Century (38,039)
Brick (42,466)
Brown County, Indiana (11)
Built 1873 (430)
Built during 1870s (5,059)
District (10,578)
Exotic Revival (7,381)
Have Street View (48,844)
Indiana (2,149)
Log (2,404)
Mid 19th Century Revival (7,958)
Moved (2,194)
Nashville, Indiana (5)
Owned by local government (11,500)
Sandstone (4,861)

Update Log 

  • August 16, 2016: New photo from Michael Miller
  • August 15, 2016: Photo imported by Michael Miller
  • September 8, 2010: New Street View added by Bill Eichelberger

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