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Vevay in Switzerland County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Switzerland County Courthouse

 
 
Switzerland County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. Switzerland County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. The first brick courthouse on this site was built in 1816. The present courthouse was completed in 1864 by John Haley at a cost of $26,135.40. The annex was added in 2005. The courthouse was listed on the Indiana Register of Historic Sites and Structures and the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.
 
Location. 38° 44.809′ N, 85° 4.128′ W. Marker is in Vevay, Indiana, in Switzerland County. Marker is on West Main Street (State Road 56) west of Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located on the South lawn (entrance) of the Switzerland County Courthouse in Vevay, Indiana. Marker is at or near this postal address: 212 West Main Street, Vevay IN 47043, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Switzerland County World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Historical Site - Switzerland County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); The Dungeon (a few steps from this marker); Switzerland County Honor Roll Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Styles and Stories of Vevay's Buildings (within shouting distance of this marker);
Wide View - - Switzerland County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Wide View - - Switzerland County Courthouse Marker
Privy (within shouting distance of this marker); Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); The Masterson House (approx. 6 miles away in Kentucky). Click for a list of all markers in Vevay.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. Front - - Switzerland County Courthouse - Vevay, Indiana
(Click on photo) marker can be seen on the front lawn in this photo.
Old Two Story Stone Jail - - (A short walk to the North-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
4. Old Two Story Stone Jail - - (A short walk to the North-East lawn.)
Old Courthouse - Six Stall Privy image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
5. Old Courthouse - Six Stall Privy
Fieldpiece - - (Another short walk to the South-East lawn.) image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
6. Fieldpiece - - (Another short walk to the South-East lawn.)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 380 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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