Henry County- New Castle (1869-)

A version of this post originally appeared here on March 12, 2018. Quick- jot this down! “It must be free from dampness, which would destroy the precious records of the county, on which so much of the ‘peace and quiet’ of our community depends. It must, of course, be fire proof and sufficiently commodious for […]

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St. Joseph County- Mishawaka (1980-)

In times of political polarization and calculated discord like these, it’s nice to remember a simpler era when parties could occasionally join forces for the common good. In what was called a “rare display of public unity1,” Democratic and Republican commissioners of St. Joseph County came together to approve plans for a new satellite courthouse […]

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Starke County- Knox (1897-)

The Starke County Courthouse in rural Knox has a tantalizing pedigree. Its architects, John F. Wing and Marshall Mahurin of Fort Wayne were responsible for a ton of landmarks around Indiana, including the Hancock and Monroe county courthouses along with the replacement tower of the Adams County courthouse. They also did city halls in Fort […]

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