Washington County Courthouse / Salem Downtown Historic District

Washington County Courthouse / Salem Downtown Historic District (HMVEF)

Location: Salem, IN 47167 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 36.36', W 86° 6.049'

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Washington County Courthouse

County formed 1814 by General Assembly of Indiana Territory. Commissioners selected county seat and named it Salem. This third courthouse completed 1888 using locally quarried limestone. Designed in Richardsonian Romanesque Style by Harry P. McDonald, Louisville. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1980.

Salem Downtown Historic District

Town platted 1814; historic district area includes original plat. Continues as geographical, governmental, business, and social center of county. Nineteenth and early twentieth century commercial buildings-in Italianate, Gothic, and Classical styles-surround public square. Listed in National Register of Historic Places 1997.

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HM NumberHMVEF
Series This marker is part of the Indiana: Indiana State Historical Bureau Markers series
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Marker Number88.1998.1
Year Placed1998
Placed ByIndiana Historical Bureau and Washington County Community Foundation
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 2:52am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 578292 N 4273438
Decimal Degrees38.60600000, -86.10081667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 36.36', W 86° 6.049'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 36' 21.60" N, 86° 6' 2.94" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Westside Rd, Salem IN 47167, US
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