Kosciusko County

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Kosciusko County is named for Tadeusz Kosciuszko, who was a Polish general and who served in the American Revolutionary War.

 

Created:  February 7, 1835

County Seat: 

Warsaw  1846 – present

 

County Courthouse – Warsaw  

 

Location:  100 West Center Street / North Lake Street

Built:  1882 – 1884

Style:  Victorian Eclectic

Architect:  Thomas J Tolan and Brentwood S Tolan of Fort Wayne

Contractor:  Hiram Iddings

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a two story stone structure. The center of the south front projects from the main building and has an arched entrance on the first story. On the second story is a portico with arched window and pediment above. Above is a mansard roof with large dormer window. The east and west wings also extend forward. On the center of the roof rises an octagonal dome with silver roof and clock.

 

County Justice Building – Warsaw  

 

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Location:  121 North Lake Street / Center Street

Built:  1980 – 1982

Style:  Modern

Architect:  Cain Associates

Contractor:  Wright Construction

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story concrete structure. The east front has a high framed central entrance. The windows on the east side are recessed and the roof line is flat.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Elkhart County 

E – Noble County and Whitley County

S – Wabash County and Fulton County

W – Fulton County and Marshall County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008