Detail View: Robert A. Deshon Courthouses Collection: Hancock County Courthouse

Work Record ID: 
188
Reproduction Record ID: 
188
Work Class: 
Architecture
Work Type: 
county courthouse
Title: 
Hancock County Courthouse
Title Type: 
preferred
Creator: 
Weary, Frank O., active late 19th century
Creator Dates: 
1870-1900
Creator Type: 
personal
Creator Role: 
architect
Creator: 
Kramer, George Washington, active late 19th century
Creator Dates: 
1870-1900
Creator Type: 
personal
Creator Role: 
architect
Date: 
1885-1888
Date Type: 
creation
Location: 
Findlay (Ohio)
Location Type: 
site
Location: 
300 S. Main Street (Findlay, Ohio)
Culture: 
American
Subject: 
arches
Subject: 
National Register of Historic Places
Subject: 
porticoes
Subject: 
clock towers
Subject: 
gables (architectural elements)
Subject: 
balustrades
Subject: 
Findlay (Ohio)
Description: 
Hancock County courthouse was designed by architects Frank Weary and George Washington Kramer from 1885-1888 who included in their design stained-glass windows, black walnut trim, Maine marble, granite columns and an open rotunda. A commemorative statue of John Hancock is on top of the clock tower.
Information Source: 
Thrane, Susan W. County Courthouses of Ohio. Indianapolis: Indiana University Press, 2000.
Reproduction Creator: 
Deshon, Robert A., 1915-2007
Reproduction View: 
Rear facade
Reproduction View Type: 
exterior view
Reproduction Information Source: 
Ohio Historical Society
Reproduction Rights Statement: 
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