Courthouse Square Historic

Famous quotes containing the words courthouse, square and/or historic:

    It is told that some divorcees, elated by their freedom, pause on leaving the courthouse to kiss a front pillar, or even walk to the Truckee to hurl their wedding rings into the river; but boys who recover the rings declare they are of the dime-store variety, and accuse the throwers of fraudulent practices.
    —Administration in the State of Neva, U.S. public relief program. Nevada: A Guide to the Silver State (The WPA Guide to Nevada)

    This house was designed and constructed with the freedom of stroke of a forester’s axe, without other compass and square than Nature uses.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The first farmer was the first man, and all historic nobility rests on possession and use of land.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)