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Lafayette in Tippecanoe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

The Tippecanoe County Courthouse

 

—Neoclassic Architecture —

 
The Tippecanoe County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
1. The Tippecanoe County Courthouse Marker
(Click on any of these photos to see the details.)
Inscription.
The Tippecanoe County Courthouse
Neoclassic Architecture

on the
National Register of Historic Places

Construction Started 1881
Completed 1884

 
Erected 1987 by Round the Fountain Art Fair Committee.
 
Location. 40° 25.135′ N, 86° 53.627′ W. Marker is in Lafayette, Indiana, in Tippecanoe County. Marker is on Main Street west of North 4th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lafayette IN 47901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To Commemorate The Wabash and Erie Canal (a few steps from this marker); General Lafayette - Fountain (within shouting distance of this marker); 1825 Lafayette 1925 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Purple Heart Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Earl & Hatcher Block (about 500 feet away); A Tribute to Joe Rumpza - The Vegetable King (about 600 feet away); Big Four Depot (about 600 feet away); John Purdue Block (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lafayette.
 
Regarding The Tippecanoe County Courthouse. Duplicate markers are located at all
Other View - - The Tippecanoe County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, August 22, 2010
2. Other View - - The Tippecanoe County Courthouse Marker
four entrances to the Courthouse Building.
 
Also see . . .  1st Air Mail Flight ::. Courtesy Tippecanoe County "ingenweb.org" - - is a fine marker telling about the First Air Mail Flight in the United States (at Lafayette, Indiana). There is a historical marker inside the Tippecanoe County Courthouse telling about its 'attempted' flight. (Submitted on August 23, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.) 
 
Additional keywords. 1st Air Mail Flight
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Wide View - - The Tippecanoe County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
3. Wide View - - The Tippecanoe County Courthouse Marker
Click the photo to note the marker to the right of the Courthouse Entrance on the upper level.
Other Wide View - - The Tippecanoe County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
4. Other Wide View - - The Tippecanoe County Courthouse Marker
North / East Corner - - Tippecanoe County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Carly C. Kindig, August 22, 2010
5. North / East Corner - - Tippecanoe County Courthouse
South / East Corner - - Tippecanoe County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Trevor Searcy, August 22, 2010
6. South / East Corner - - Tippecanoe County Courthouse
A Lafayette Fountain - Panel :: Courthouse Buildings image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn Wolf, August 8, 2010
7. A Lafayette Fountain - Panel :: Courthouse Buildings
"Tippecanoe County Courthouses, First Erected 1829, Second Erected 1845, Third Erected 1881."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 604 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 23, 2010, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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