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Rising Sun in Ohio County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Ohio County Court House

 
 
Ohio County Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
1. Ohio County Court House Marker
Inscription.  Indiana’s oldest in continuous use. In its northeast corner was deposited the first court house cornerstone in the State laid with Masonic ceremonies. Traditional rites were held July 4, 1844, Colonel Abel C. Pepper, P.G.M., officiating.
 
Erected 1974 by The Grand Lodge F. & A. M. of Indiana.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1816.
 
Location. 38° 57.029′ N, 84° 51.394′ W. Marker is in Rising Sun, Indiana, in Ohio County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (State Road 262) and South Mulberry Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Located on the North/West lawn of the Ohio County Courthouse in Rising Sun, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rising Sun IN 47040, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Ohio County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Ohio County Veteran's Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Barkshire Family
Obverse Side - - Ohio County Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
2. Obverse Side - - Ohio County Court House Marker
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Passage To Freedom From Slavery (approx. 0.8 miles away in Kentucky); Rabbit Hash (approx. 0.8 miles away in Kentucky); Fulton Burying Ground (approx. 1.7 miles away); Piatt’s Landing / General E.R.S. Canby (approx. 2.1 miles away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rising Sun.
 
Wide View - - Ohio County Court House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
3. Wide View - - Ohio County Court House Marker
North/West Corner - - Ohio County Courthouse - - Rising Sun, Indiana image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
4. North/West Corner - - Ohio County Courthouse - - Rising Sun, Indiana
Bicentennial Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
5. Bicentennial Memorial
Front - - Ohio County Courthouse Built 1845 image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
6. Front - - Ohio County Courthouse Built 1845
Courthouse Addition image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 7, 2011
7. Courthouse Addition
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 11, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 448 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 11, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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