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Crown Point in Lake County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Old Lake County Courthouse, 1878

 
 
The Old Lake County Courthouse, 1878 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
1. The Old Lake County Courthouse, 1878 Marker
Inscription.
The Old Courthouse has been, since its erection in 1878, a landmark in Lake County, Indiana. Construction of the central portion, including the clock tower, began with 500,000 hand-kilned bricks from the Henry Wise Brickyard in Crown Point, combining several aspects of Romanesque and Georgian styles of architecture. North and south wings were added to the original structure in 1907 and 1928.

The Old Lake County Courthouse was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
 
Location. 41° 25.045′ N, 87° 21.873′ W. Marker is in Crown Point, Indiana, in Lake County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 231), on the left. Touch for map. Marker is on the east grounds of the former county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Crown Point IN 46307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. W.W.II Triangle Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Physician (approx. 4.7 miles away); Great Sauk (Sac) Trail (approx. 4.8 miles away); St. John Township School District #2 (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Lincoln Highway / The "Ideal Section"
The Old Lake County Courthouse East Entrance and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
2. The Old Lake County Courthouse East Entrance and Marker
(approx. 9.1 miles away); Site of Huakiki (approx. 9.2 miles away); Hobart (Indiana) Patriotic Honor Rolls (approx. 9.6 miles away); Dutch in the Calumet Region (approx. 9.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Grand Old Lady - The Lake County Courthouse. (Submitted on February 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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The Old Lake County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
3. The Old Lake County Courthouse
From corner of Main and Joliet Streets, looking northwest.
The Old Lake County Courthouse East Entrance image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
4. The Old Lake County Courthouse East Entrance
The Old Lake County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
5. The Old Lake County Courthouse
The Old Lake County Courthouse NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
6. The Old Lake County Courthouse NRHP Marker
The Old Lake County Courthouse Sponsor Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 29, 2009
7. The Old Lake County Courthouse Sponsor Marker
On bottom of marker pole.
East Entrance Lake County Courthouse & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 12, 2011
8. East Entrance Lake County Courthouse & Marker
North/East Corner - - Old Lake County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 12, 2011
9. North/East Corner - - Old Lake County Courthouse
South/East Corner - - Old Lake County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 12, 2011
10. South/East Corner - - Old Lake County Courthouse
South/West Corner - - Old Lake County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, June 12, 2011
11. South/West Corner - - Old Lake County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,144 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on February 21, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on June 15, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.
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