Steuben County- Angola (1869-)

As many times as I’ve been to Angola over the years, I’ve never actually ventured within the city limits. Let me explain: Sure, I’d been to Pokagon State Park for the toboggan slide there, but that’s way northwest of the town up on Lake James. Same goes for the now-defunct Fun Spot amusement park, where some […]

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Vigo County- Terre Haute (1884-)

I’ve learned a lot about Indiana’s historic courthouses after driving around and haphazardly taking pictures of all of them. One of the most interesting little tidbits I’ve picked up is that it seems as though building a 165-foot-tall clock tower was just about the pinnacle of architectural engineering during the late 1800s, at least around […]

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Brown County- Nashville (1873-)

Nashville’s a hot tourist Mecca for many who want to experience a romantic getaway, unique crafts, and great music while letting go of their suburban inhibitions and seeing what the country life has to offer. That’s Nashville, Indiana, by the way- not the capital of the Volunteer State. Gotcha! 

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Monroe County- Bloomington (1908-)

Welcome to 2020, courthouse fans! This year offers so much possibility that we’ve wrapped it up straight out of the oven to preserve its freshness for you, and it marks the third of our current format here. As the new decade starts, we’re getting near the end- there are only twenty-seven counties left to discuss […]

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