When you think about the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse, you might just think about The Catacombs haunted house, but it holds a lot more than that. If the walls could talk, we would hear some amazing stories of Evansville's history. We don't have to wait for the walls to start talking to get the history, though. The  Old Courthouse Foundation has released a new video series that is full of amazing history and stories.

Photo: Liberty
Photo: Liberty

Take A Look Around

Did you know that the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse is a public building? It does have several office tenants, but you are more than welcome to walk in and take a look at this beautiful piece of history.

Photo: Liberty
Photo: Liberty
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Lunch on The Lawn

If you are looking for a reason to take a tour inside the Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse, there happens to be a tasty one on Friday, September 2, 2022. The Lunch on the Lawn event today is the final one of the season.

Join us for Summer's last Lunch on the Lawn on Friday September 2nd!
Your favorite food trucks will be street side at the Old Courthouse, in the heart of downtown.

Food Trucks Scheduled 11:00 AM-2:00 PM

  • Lashbrooke's Barbeque
  • Bruce Li
  • Travelin' Tom's Coffee
  • Chino Taco
  • The Cheese Queen

The Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse

It is often simply called the "Old Courthouse," and was once the center of Vanderburgh County, Indiana government. Construction started in the spring of 1888 and was completed in November 1890. The building was ready to be occupied by the county government in early 1891. It sits in the heart of downtown Evansville.

See Inside the Iconic Old Courthouse in Downtown Evansville

The Old Vanderburgh County Courthouse now houses multiple businesses and is the setting for weddings.


The Definitive Evansville Area Food Truck Guide

We are very lucky to have such a wide variety of food trucks serving the Evansville area. This list contains the majority of the food trucks and their menus.

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