In The 1870s Trees Began Growing On The Roof Of This Indiana Courthouse And Nobody Knows Why
Okay, so, maybe this isn’t the first oddity in Indiana we’ve covered here at Only In Your State. We’ve covered places where gravity forgets how to do its job, places where ghosts and restless spirits may roam, places that have been abandoned and are shrouded in mystery, and much more – but we’re not sure we’ve discussed trees growing on the roofs of county buildings very often. In Decatur County, Indiana, there is an old courthouse where something strange has been happening since the 1800s – a tree, or family of trees – have made themselves very much at home…on the roof.
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So, what do you think? Is that weird, or is that weird? Do you know why this family of Mulberry trees has thrived here for so long? Tell us your theories in the comments.
Address: 150 courthouse Square, Greensburg, IN 47240, USA
Tori Jane Ostberg plays with tornadoes for fun. When she's not out chasing the biggest and baddest storms mama nature has to offer, she can usually be found writing something, somewhere, or exploring the desert southwest with her camera.
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