Johnson County Courthouse, Tecumseh, Nebraska
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member NevaP
N 40° 22.026 W 096° 11.713
14T E 738143 N 4472279
Quick Description: Johnson County's red brick Courthouse was built in 1889.
Location: Nebraska, United States
Date Posted: 11/11/2007 1:19:12 PM
Waymark Code: WM2JEX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member txoilgas
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Long Description:
In 1987, just before its centennial year, the Johnson County Courthouse in Tecumseh made its television debut serving as a backdrop for scenes in the ABC miniseries "Amerika." The Romanesque style building was constructed in 1889, replacing the second of two earlier courthouses which occupied the same site. The white trimmed, red brick structure is symmetrical with four corner turrets, side porticoes and a tall central domed spire. It was placed on the National register of Historic places in 1990.
Year Built: 1889

Current Use of Building: Courthouse

Level of Courts: County

Architect: William Gray

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1889-present

Physical Address:
Courthouse square, Tecumseh, NE 68450


Related Website: [Web Link]

Hours: Not listed

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