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Address: 150 Courthouse Sq, Greensburg, IN
Description: Courthouse Tree occupies a unique place among cities of the world by...
Courthouse Tree occupies a unique place among cities of the world by reason of trees that are growing from the roof of its courthouse tower.The presence of these trees on the courthouse tower is just as much a mystery to the citizens of Greensburg as to those who look upon it for the first time.
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Tree with a twist

If you are drivin through Greensburg, IN it is worth a quick stop to see this tree growing ou of the steeple on top of the court house. While visiting there are many local... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2013
Karen K
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Batesville
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

The Tree in the Courthouse Tower is a real treat. The courthouse has been well preserved, updated, and handicapped accessible. The grounds are lovely. Our Farmer's Market is located on there on Fridays in the summer months. It is a great place to congregate.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

Cool place to stop and see while traveling. The only thing is that it was raining. But really cool to know you can't stop mother nature

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Onancock, Virginia
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75 reviews 75 reviews
24 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Married into a family from this area. Seems the locals really like their courthouse tree. It is certainly something you don't see everywhere, but don't expect a towering redwood or anything. The tree is pretty small -- but it is still a tree growing off of the top of a clock tower. Worth a detour off the Interstate if you... More 

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Westport, Indiana
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

There has been a tree growing on the roof of the clock tower for over one hundred years.. Pretty cool

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Sellersburg, Indiana
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75 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

My dad brought me by the courthouse on a roadtrip when I was 13. I was amazed by the sight of a tree growing in the tower of the courthouse back then and I'm still amazed by it today. An unusual sight worth visiting Greensburg for.

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Batesville
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83 reviews 83 reviews
46 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

If you are drivin through Greensburg, IN it is worth a quick stop to see this tree growing ou of the steeple on top of the court house. While visiting there are many local restaurants on the Square worth trying. A nice calm place to eat at is Mayasari just up for the square on the northest side. Anothr fun... More 

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Greensburg, Indiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2013

I only go their to pay my property taxes,It has been up dated ,but the tree in the tower is still their. Their use to be big old trees around the square,but the birds really made a mess on the walks,so they cut the trees down ,and planted smaller ones.

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CT
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2013

It is suprises and interesting to see the old tree in the top the tower. It is beautiful. I didn't have much time to visit there. Therefore, I didn't ask to see if we could go up there. Only take some pictures and left.

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Columbus, Indiana
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

having lived there for over 40 yrs, it never ceases to amaze me!!! always take out of area vistors to see it, eat at stories, visit quilt shop both on south side of courthouse. plus auntiques mall on north west corner of square

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New Castle, Indiana
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62 reviews 62 reviews
17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2013

I've known about the courthouse tree since I was a young boy. My father grew up in the Greensburg area so I've heard all about it. My favorite story is when someone asks how does the tree live so high up on the roof of the tower on the courthouse, someone will tell them how the tree is fed from... More 

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