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The Franklin County Courthouse

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Franklin County Courthouse in Ottawa, Kansas.  Photo by Susan Howell.
The Franklin County Courthouse constructed in 1893, was designed by Geo. P. Washburn (Ottawa) one of the state's most prominent early architects. He designed fifteen courthouses in three states. This courthouse, because of its architectural excellence and being the best-kept example of his use of square towers, was placed on the National Register of Historic Places, March 17, 1972.
Franklin County Historical Society Marker

Marker text sent by Robert Walter, Pittsburg, KS

Franklin County  
315 South Main Street __ Ottawa
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October 23, 2002 / Bob Walter / Wichita, Kansas / history@kslib.info

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