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Scottsburg in Scott County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Scott County Courthouse

 
 
Side A - - Scott County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
1. Side A - - Scott County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.
Side A:
County formed by Indiana General Assembly 1820. First county seat located at Lexington; first courthouse built 1821. Several attempts made 1822-1870 to move county seat to more central location, creating animosity among citizens. Scottsburg designated second county seat and plat recorded 1871; second county courthouse built here 1873-1874.

Side B:
Courthouse designed in Italianate style by Andrew R. Baty 1871. Cornerstone not laid until 1873 because injunction stopped county seat relocation proceedings. Structure renovated 1979. Addition in 1997 tripled courthouse space; 1874 courthouse remains as west wing.
 
Erected 2001 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Preservation Alliance, Inc., Scott County Community Foundation. (Marker Number 72.2001.1.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
 
Location. 38° 41.138′ N, 85° 46.215′ W. Marker is in Scottsburg, Indiana, in Scott County. Marker is at the intersection of East McClain Avenue and South Main Street, on the right when traveling east on East McClain Avenue. Click for map. on the North/West corner of the Scott County Courthouse
Side B - - Scott County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
2. Side B - - Scott County Courthouse Marker
Square in Scottsburg, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 East McClain Avenue, Scottsburg IN 47170, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Scott County War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); William Hayden English (within shouting distance of this marker); Scottsburg Depot (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scott County's Carnegie Library (about 300 feet away); Lake Iola Interurban Site (approx. mile away); Scott County Home (approx. 0.8 miles away but has been reported missing); Marshfield Train Robbery (approx. 2 miles away); Morgan's Great Raid (approx. 2.5 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Scottsburg.
 
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Wide View Side A - - Scott County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
3. Wide View Side A - - Scott County Courthouse Marker
Wide View Side B - - Scott County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
4. Wide View Side B - - Scott County Courthouse Marker
Other View Side A - - Scott County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
5. Other View Side A - - Scott County Courthouse Marker
North/West Corner - Scott County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
6. North/West Corner - Scott County Courthouse
Older Section of Scott County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
7. Older Section of Scott County Courthouse
Left Entry Plaque of New Addition to Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
8. Left Entry Plaque of New Addition to Courthouse
Right Entry Plaque of Courthouse New Addition image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
9. Right Entry Plaque of Courthouse New Addition
"Gazebo" on South Lawn of Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
10. "Gazebo" on South Lawn of Courthouse
Scott County War Memorial on Courthouse West Lawn image. Click for full size.
By Ginger Drenning, August 27, 2009
11. Scott County War Memorial on Courthouse West Lawn
 
 
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