Elkhart County Courthouse

Elkhart County Courthouse (HMK4V)

Location: Goshen, IN 46526 Elkhart County
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N 41° 35.2', W 85° 50.081'

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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.
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Patton and Miller, Chicago, redesigned and enlarged Renaissance Revival style structure, completed 1909. Contractor, P. H. McCormick, Columbus, dismantled south end tower and dome, added north and south wings, and built new central dome and tower incorporating original 1870 clock. Listed in National Register of Historic Places 1980.
Details
HM NumberHMK4V
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
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Marker Number20.2001.2
Year Placed2001
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau, Elkhart County Commissioners, Elkhart County Historical Society, Jimtown Historical Museum, and Goshen Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 11:32pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 597131 N 4604541
Decimal Degrees41.58666667, -85.83468333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 35.2', W 85° 50.081'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 35' 12.00" N, 85° 50' 4.86" W
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Area Code(s)574
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 N Main St, Goshen IN 46526, US
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