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First Wayne County, Indiana Courthouse

Tours by appointment only, call 765.855.5333.

Original Wayne County, Indiana Log Courthouse - reconstructed in Centerville, IN.

 

Old Salisbury Courthouse

Wayne County's first seat of justice
Built in 1811 in Salisbury
Reconstructed in 1952 on this site.
The only original log courthouse still
standing in the Northwest Territory.
Marker presented by
Weetomp Chapter
Daughters of American Colonists
Richmond, Indiana
1965

Reconstructed on this site - 1998

 

(Photos taken November 2002)

The Salisbury Log Courthouse (1812) is located in Centerville, Indiana on the property of the 1840s Mansion House, 214 E. Main Street. For more information, tours, and rental information, contact 765-855-5333.

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Did You Know?

The first county seat in Wayne County was located in Salisbury, a town that no longer exists. The county seat was moved to Centerville in 1818 and finally to Richmond in 1873.