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Tree growing on top of court house. Ok this started many years ago when birds dropped seeds and a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2018
Mitchell, Indiana
Is that a tree I see?

Saw this sight when I was a young kid on a school field trip. Always remembered it and wanted to... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2018
The Cincinnati Region
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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...more
150 Courthouse Sq, Greensburg, IN 47240-2079
+1 812-663-3344
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Reviewed 27 October 2018

Tree growing on top of court house. Ok this started many years ago when birds dropped seeds and a tree grew. The tree died and now it is planted and cared for to continue the only attraction in town lol.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tbultt1955
Reviewed 14 October 2018

Saw this sight when I was a young kid on a school field trip. Always remembered it and wanted to see if it was still there. Finally came back to Indiana and made it a point to see the tree on the tower. The area...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank colormerose
Reviewed 1 October 2018

If you are close by, this is worth a visit. I have never seen a tree growing out of a building. I don't know the history, just that it is different.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ben5170
Reviewed 28 August 2018

The Decatur County Court House is very beautiful. The tree is pretty cool and the town square has a lot to offer.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank indyponygirl
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

The tower tree was fun to see and easy to locate. The area where the courthouse has quaint shops and beautiful older buildings. There are various monuments around the courthouse to visit as well. Definitely worth seeing if you're traveling through Greensburg.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank staceybP4904YJ
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Was caught off guard when we looked up at the top of the court house and saw a tree growing out of the top. A must see if In the area.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 595jimmiea
Reviewed 5 February 2018

This unique, historic, iconic, and beautifully designed Decatur County in the center of county seat, Greensburg, Indiana is great stop for photographers, history"buffs", any visitor who wants to experience the center of local Government in the a typical America Heartland small town. You can leisurely...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

This famous Courthouse, the tree 🌲 growing out of the Bell Tower, is being remodeled. This city is known for this anomaly, & well as is strolling around the square.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank JpDrumr
Reviewed 3 November 2017

At present the courthouse is surrounded by scaffolding so the tree is hardly visible. However, Greensburg is a lovely old town and well worth a visit.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank stokersam
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

This is definitely not a destination stop, to see a tree only. It is however worth the stop through on any vacation if passing through to say you saw it. I would classify it as a classic roadside curiosity stop, like seeing the biggest ball...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank JayS269
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