|Putnam County Courthouse celebrates 100th anniversary|
|Friday, September 13, 2013 12:14 AM|
Former Justice Robert Cupp is the guest speaker. In case of inclement weather, the program will be moved inside the courthouse.
Tours of the courthouse will be offered from 1:30 p.m.-2 p.m. and following the outdoor program. The tours will start in the Common Pleas Court on the third floor. Elected officials will be available in each office to talk about their duties.
There will also be a video showing the history of the courthouse for viewing in the General Assembly Room on the first floor.
Books, including a narrative and pictures of the construction and history of the courthouse, will be offered for sale for a donation of $10. The book was written by Randall Basinger and Roselia Deters Verhoff. The book also includes numerous narratives from residents sharing their memories of the courthouse.
Proceeds from the sale of the books will go to the Putnam County Historical Society.