Goshen in Elkhart County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Elkhart County Courthouse
Elkhart County was formed by the Indiana General Assembly 1830; the first county seat was located in Concord Township. County commissioners relocated the county seat to Goshen 1831. Jacob Studebaker, Goshen, designed first brick courthouse, completed 1833. Barrows and Garnsey, Chicago, designed second brick courthouse, completed 1870.
Erected 2001 by Indiana Historical Bureau, Elkhart County Commissioners, Elkhart County Historical Society, Jimtown Historical Museum, and Goshen Historical Society. (Marker Number 20.2001.2.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers marker series.
Location. 41° 35.2′ N, 85° 50.081′ W. Marker is in Goshen, Indiana Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Goshen IN 46526, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Historic Goshen Police Booth (a few steps from this marker); Elkhart County Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Elkhart County Courthouse (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goshen World War I Memorial (about 700 feet away); Goshen’s Carnegie Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Millrace Hydraulic Canal - Hawks Electric Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Howard W. Hawks (approx. ¼ mile away); The Old Goshen High School (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goshen.
More about this marker. Marker is in the courthouse lawn, just north of the intersection. Location is between the historic Goshen Police Booth and the Neptune Fountain.
Additional keywords. Buildings and Architecture Courthouse
Categories. • Government • Notable Buildings •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 26, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,030 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 26, 2010, by Dave Zollinger of Goshen, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.