The Old Lake County Courthouse, 1878

The Old Lake County Courthouse, 1878 (HMIHW)

Location: Crown Point, IN 46307 Lake County
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Country: United States of America
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N 41° 25.045', W 87° 21.873'

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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.
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 469534 N 4585160
Decimal Degrees41.41741667, -87.36455000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 25.045', W 87° 21.873'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 25' 2.70" N, 87° 21' 52.38" W
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Area Code(s)219
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 137-199 S Main St, Crown Point IN 46307, US
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