Courts - Historic Courthouse in Seneca County Ohio may be torn down
“Maybe Seneca County needs some older ladies to get together and start planning a calendar [as happened in Indiana with the Randolph County Courthouse].”
Mitch Harper of Fort Wayne Observed writes today that "In Tiffin, Ohio, the County Commissioners there have voted 2 to 1 to tear down the 1884 Seneca County Courthouse." Mitch's entry concludes: "Maybe Seneca ... via Indiana Law Blog
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#1 Jul 16, 2007
I grew up in Tiffin Ohio. One of the most endearing sights when I return home is the sight of our old familiar courthouse. Seeing that beautiful building tells me that I am home and losing that link with our past is more than I can contemplate without tears. Please keep our courthouse as it is a true link with our history and with life so complicated and frightening, we need those kinds of things to hold on to.
#2 Sep 26, 2007
when i think of the who;e situation with the courthouse i think we should look to the future, but my heart says history repeats itself.
i have a 5 year old and i think thats it's only fair that when she gets to take the "tour of tiffin" that she learns all of the history of the town that she was born and raised in. i'm sure my child isn't the only one that would like to hear about the pioneers of their hometown.
#3 Aug 11, 2008
i think the court house is such a eye catcher. i visit there in 2004. ithink it is a very neat courthouse. i also loved the water plant.please save history/you goy something to be proud of. i also loved the whole county.
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