LaGrange County

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Lagrange

LaGrange County is named for the home of Marie Joseph Paul Lafayette near Paris, France.

 

Created:  February 2, 1832

County Seat:

Mongoquinong ( Lima )  1832 – 1844

LaGrange                       1844 – present

 

County Courthouse – LaGrange

 

Location:  105 North Detroit Street / West Spring Street

Built:  1878 – 1879

Style:  Renaissance Revival

Architect:  Thomas J Tolan and Brentwood Tolan of Fort Wayne

Contractor:  Charles Boseker and John Begue

 

Description:  The building faces east and is a two story red colored brick structure. The east front has a small portico supported by two columns. On each corner of the building are square towers with mansard roofs. On the center of the roof is a large square brick clock tower with mansard roof and cupola at the top. The windows are narrow and arched.

 

Courthouses: 

N – St. Joseph County, Michigan and Branch County, Michigan

E – Steuben County

S – Noble County

W – Elkhart County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008