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Franklin County’s stone is Columbus limestone, a variety recognized by color, texture and visible fossils. Quarried locally, Columbus limestone was the building block of the county seat and this piece formerly served as a part of our Statehouse, completed in 1861. Columbus limestone is found in older buildings throughout the county as well as foundations, lintels, doorways and steps. | Franklin

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Franklin.jpg - Franklin County’s stone is Columbus limestone, a variety recognized by color, texture and visible fossils. Quarried locally, Columbus limestone was the building block of the county seat and this piece formerly served as a part of our Statehouse, completed in 1861. Columbus limestone is found in older buildings throughout the county as well as foundations, lintels, doorways and steps.

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