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PIKE COUNTY COURTHOUSE
Located in the county seat, Pittsfield. This is Pike County's 5th courthouse since the county was established in 1821. This building was designed by architect Henry Elliott and completed by architects Yeager and Schultz. The keystone architecture was designed by Robert Franklin of Nebo. The courthouse was built in 1894 and the 125th anniversary of its dedication was November 16, 2020. Watch the special tour here: https://youtu.be/1Xm9TOZAi2I
Some of these sites are accompanied by a historical marker or sign. They can be found at hmdb.org by searching either the title or the location. Also see the page on this website dedicated to historical markers in Pike County.
Pike County at one time had around 60 towns platted. Additionally, there have been several post offices, river landings, and railroad switches and stations. This map begins to document those but has many gaps still to fill. If you have any information about these towns or others, please let us know!
First Place - Becky Chamberlain
Second Place - Rhianna Goewey
Third Place - Brittany Dain