Sullivan County

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Sullivan

Sullivan County is named for Daniel Sullivan, who was a general in the American Revolutionary War and who was killed while carrying a dispatch between Fort Vincennes and Louisville, Kentucky.

 

Created:  December 30, 1816

County Seat: 

Carlisle   1817 – 1819

Merom    1919 – 1942

Sullivan   1842 – present

 

County Courthouse – Sullivan

 

Location:  100 Courthouse Square / South Court Street

Built:  1926

Style:  Neo-Classical

Architect:  John B Bayard of Vincennes

Contractor:  Walter R Heath of Greencastle

 

Description:  The building faces south and is a three story rectangular buff colored limestone structure. The south front has horizontal buff colored stone work on the first story with a small overhang at the entrance. Six large columns rise from the second to third stories diving recessed windows. A wide cornice runs below the roof line and a clock rises above the roof line.

 

Courthouses: 

N – Vigo County

E – Clay County and Greene County

S – Knox County

W – Crawford County, Illinois and Clark County, Illinois

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008