Iowa's Courthouses: Franklin County

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close view of entrance shows columns and arch around door, and "Franklin County" in stone above arch
Courthouse design used Romanesque  architecture
Side view of courthouse shows clocktower with statue on top
Photo show entrance with stairs, arch, columns, and clock tower
Built in 1890 by Truman D. Allen
Photo taken at corner of courthouse
Interior photographs of the courthouse

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Frankin County Website

Iowa Judicial Branch: Frankin County Courthouse History
National  Register of Historical Places: Added in 1976
Franklin County and courthouse history: My Iowa Genealogy
Postcard images, including the 1866 courthouse:

Information on Civil War Memorials: Iowa Civil War Memorials; White Bronze Monuments; Civil War Monuments of Connecticut and Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute

These photos were taken September 6, 2008 at about 12:00 p.m. We visited several counties in the north central corridor on this day.