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Address: 150 Courthouse Sq, Greensburg, IN
Phone Number: 8126633344
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Courthouse Tree occupies a unique place among cities of the world by reason...

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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Interesting and weird

We came to Greensburg to find the best tenderloin sandwich in Indiana at Stories' Restaurant and saw the tree growing from the courthouse roof just across the street. It truly is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We came to Greensburg to find the best tenderloin sandwich in Indiana at Stories' Restaurant and saw the tree growing from the courthouse roof just across the street. It truly is something to behold. You can read about the tree on the Stories menu and you can take neat photos of it. The square is set in a pretty town... More 

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Thank Karen O
Clermont, Florida
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119 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 252 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tree is ancient and is a landmark that draws me to this town to see the square and all it's life and monuments of time gone bye.

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Thank rogersober
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

An Indiana welcome center clued us in on this local site, so we took a quick detour to make sure we gave it a look. It is indeed as advertised – a mulberry tree (two, actually) growing out of the County Courthouse tower. The area surrounding the courthouse is a lovely town square, with plenty of places to sit and... More 

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Thank Mr_and_Mrs_Cuddles
Gainesville, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

We didn't have an opportunity to go into the courthouse to see what type of tourist attraction they might have in relation to the tree, but we viewed it from the outside and it is interesting to see a full sized (appeared to be) tree growing within a structure. Made me very curious about how they deal with the growth... More 

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Thank dboal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Kind of a gentle thrill, for those who enjoy Americana. 146 year old tree, growing out of the shingles. Gotta love it.

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Thank David M. S
Richmond, Indiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Heard about this tree in the roof of the court house when in school some sixty years ago. Finally at age thirty I and my wife had the opportunity to visit Greensburg. Bought property near by now we visit town quite often and always enjoy driving around the court house square inspecting the tree as we go. A great story... More 

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Thank setback
United States
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016

Where else can you see the "world famous tree" growing from the rooftop of the county courthouse. Legend has it that some incarnation of same has been there since 1870. It is great for an instagram of your travels as the backdrop....

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Thank Sarah N
Kansas City, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

The tree growing out of the roof of the Greensburg Courthouse is the big thing in a small town. Rumor has it that it was placed there years ago by workman when the building was nearly completed. You can't miss it - it's right in the town square.

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Zionsville, Indiana, United States
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258 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2016 via mobile

Not that much to see, but I like the concept that the community has embraced the odd fact that a tree started growing out of the clock tower.

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Thank HoosierWisdom
Muncie, Indiana
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815 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 178 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016 via mobile

Even without the "Hoosier HOLLY" adorning the apex of the Courthouse bell tower, the architecture of this, & other downtown buildings, is a must see. Having a fascination with public squares, with & W/O courthouses, has been a spectacle that we enjoy, around the U.S.A. This area of "In Diana" has unusually grandiose Court Houses, which "stand up with" some... More 

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