Mount Pleasant in Isabella County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Isabella County Courthouse Postcards
The original grounds of the courthouse consisted of 3.5 acres on which the building was centered. The courthouse itself was 80 feet tall to the top of the cupola. Outside dimensions were 71 x 57 feet. Most of the building had 12 foot ceilings except the courtroom which was 24 feet from floor to ceiling. Today only the cupola remains of the courthouse.
The courthouse was demolished in 1971 after completion of the new county building was built immediately in front of the pictured structure. The camera in this view was at curbside on north Main Street facing east north east. If one were to take a picture today from this same position you would have a photo of the main entrance on the south side of the
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Communications • Government & Politics.
Location. 43° 36.426′ N, 84° 46.567′ W. Marker is in Mount Pleasant, Michigan, in Isabella County. Marker is at the intersection of East Lincoln Street and North Main Street, on the right when traveling east on East Lincoln Street. The marker is next to the old courthouse cupola in the Isabella County Courthouse parking lot. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 300 North Main Street, Mount Pleasant MI 48858, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Isabella County Court House was already over thirty years old… (here, next to this marker); Isabella County Courthouse and Jail (here, next to this marker); Isabella County Seat / The Founding of Mount Pleasant (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Doughty House (about 600 feet away); Sacred Heart Academy (approx. ¼ mile away); St. John's Episcopal Church (approx. half a mile away); Indian Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); Central Michigan University (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Pleasant.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 19, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan. This page has been viewed 152 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2016, by Joel Seewald of Madison Heights, Michigan.