Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Tippecanoe County Courthouse
National Register of Historic Places
Construction Started 1881
Erected 1987 by Round the Fountain Art Fair Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
Location. 40° 25.135′ N, 86° 53.627′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on Main Street west of North 4th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Commemorate The Wabash and Erie Canal (a few steps from this marker); General Lafayette - Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); 1825 Lafayette 1925 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Purple Heart Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Earl & Hatcher Block (about 500 feet away); A Tribute to Joe Rumpza - The Vegetable KingBig Four Depot (about 600 feet away); John Purdue Block (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
Regarding The Tippecanoe County Courthouse. Duplicate markers are located at all four entrances to the Courthouse Building.
Also see . . . 1st Air Mail Flight ::. Courtesy Tippecanoe County "ingenweb.org" - - is a fine marker telling about the First Air Mail Flight in the United States (at Lafayette, Indiana). There is a historical marker inside the Tippecanoe County Courthouse telling about its 'attempted' flight. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Additional keywords. 1st Air Mail Flight
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 747 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.