Vevay in Switzerland County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
The Styles and Stories of Vevay's Buildings
The Gothic Revival style Church to the west on Main Cross Street is the Switzerland Baptist Church, built in 1873. If you look toward the hill at the end of Main Cross Street you’ll get a glimpse of the stately Benjamin Schenick Home, which was built in 1870 at a cost of $67,000 and has over 40 rooms. The Switzerland County Courthouse
Erected by The Switzerland County Historical Society, The Ohio River Scenic Byway.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
Location. 38° 44.818′ N, 85° 4.106′ W. Marker is in Vevay, Indiana, in Switzerland County. Marker is on Main Street (State Road 56) west of Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west. Located on the curb-side sidewalk at the front (south) of the Switzerland County Courthouse in Vevay, Indiana. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Vevay IN 47043, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Switzerland County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Historical Site - Switzerland County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); The Dungeon (within shouting distance of this marker); Switzerland County Honor Roll Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Jail (within shouting Privy (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Tandy Ellis (approx. ¾ mile away in Kentucky). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vevay.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 537 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 15, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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