Knox County Court House And Soldiers Monument

Knox County Court House And Soldiers Monument Vincennes Indiana


Stock #: 40587
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Vincennes
State: Indiana (IN)
County: Knox
Publisher: A. A. Arnold
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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Said to be first Public Building Erected as Soldiers Memorial in U. S. Knox County court house erected in 1873 at a cost of more than $360,000 claimed to be first public building erected in U. S. as a soldiers memorial. Architecture exceptional. In addition to several beautiful tablets there is one in marble 21 feet high of George Rogers Clark. The sculpturing is by Andrew Barrot of Carrara, Italy. It is carved from one piece of stone and weighs four tons. Nearby stands the $50,000 soldiers monument erected in 1914.