"Grand Old Lady" In Crown Point In Need Of Some TLC
She's been the home of many Lake County documents, as well as the place for many minor and major court cases to be heard. She's also witnessed lots of weddings (especially some celebrity nuptials in the early 20th Century) -- and the "Grand Old Lady," as the Lake County Courthouse is called, is still standing. But -- she needs a lot of attention to keep her standing tall and proud.
Lake County Courthouse Foundation manager Carrie Napoleon was on "Regionally Speaking" on Monday to talk about the past, the present and the future of the structure that is the center of the city of Crown Point. Here's the conversation, begining with history: