Pictures of Indiana Government Buildings and Historic Sights

 

While traveling around taking pictures of courthouses, one runs across other irresistible photo opportunities.  What to do with them?  Post them here!  There are thumbnail pictures here, so it may take a while to load.  Click on the thumbnails to see larger versions.

 

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indiana_statehouse.jpg (40003 bytes) Indiana State House, Indianapolis, Marion County
Statehouse ceiling flag.jpg (42382 bytes) Indiana State House rotunda ceiling, Indianapolis, Marion County.  The big flag hangs there on special occassions, like Independence Day.
Statehouse IN constitution.jpg (20427 bytes) Indiana State Constitution display, State House, Indianapolis, Marion County.  
corydon_statehouse.jpg (83322 bytes) Old Indiana State House, Corydon, Harrison County.  The building was also the Harrison County Courthouse for quite a while.
grouseland_whh.jpg (50608 bytes) Grouseland, the home of William Henry Harrison, Vincennes, Knox County.
perry_old.jpg (46762 bytes) Old Perry County Courthouse, Cannelton, Perry County.  Perry has moved its county seat to Tell City.  This picture of the old Cannelton courthouse was taken in April 1991.  The sign out front says "Save This Courthouse."
fountain_savage_govt.jpg (33282 bytes) Fountain County Courthouse mural, Covington, Fountain County.  Painted by nationally known artist Eugene Savage, who was from the area.  It was financed by the Works Progress Administration during the New Deal era of the 1930s.  This mural portrays the good and bad in government expenditure.
fountain_savage_tax.jpg (41570 bytes) Fountain County Courthouse mural, Covington, Fountain County.  A second mural painted by Savage.  This one shows good and bad government tax policy.
fountain_mural_3.jpg (46647 bytes) Fountain County Courthouse mural, Covington, Fountain County.  Savage also supervised local artists in painting the history of Fountain County on the walls of the courthouse.  This picture shows the (then) present, including the courthouse itself in the background.
Indy SoldSail Mon2.jpg (12931 bytes) Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Indianapolis, Marion County.
putnam_buzzbomb.jpg (15085 bytes) German V-1 buzz bomb, Greencastle, Putnam County.  One of the more unusual bits of military hardware on courthouse grounds, on the lawn of the Putnam County Courthouse.
lagrange_buggies.jpg (55320 bytes) Amish horses and buggies outside the LaGrange County Courthouse, LaGrange, LaGrange County.  
mentone_egg.jpg (58385 bytes) The Mentone Egg, Mentone, Kosciusko County.  Mentone's tribute to the egg business.  Thanks to Janet Ayres.
spring_mill.jpg (69271 bytes) Mill in Spring Mill State Park, near Mitchell, Lawrence County.  It still works; you can buy the ground corn meal.
grissom_spacesuit.jpg (45066 bytes) Gus Grissom's space suit, near Mitchell, Lawrence County.  There's a museum dedicated to the Hoosier astronaut at Spring Mill State Park.
larry_bird_blvd.jpg (11492 bytes) Larry Bird Boulevard street sign, French Lick, Orange County.  In his home town, placed way up high so all can see (but no one can take).
james_dean_stone.jpg (38842 bytes) James Dean headstone, Fairmount, Grant County.  The Hoosier actor's much-visited grave site.  
tillich_stone.jpg (61602 bytes) Paul Tillich memorial stone, New Harmony, Posey County.  The great theologian's ashes were scattered in a garden in historic New Harmony.
lafayette statue.jpg (32024 bytes) Statue of Lafayette at the Tippecanoe County Courthouse, Lafayette, Tippecanoe County.  Lafayette, he is there.

 

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