92 County Walk- Switzerland County

92 County Walk- Switzerland County

Switzerland County was settled in 1802 by Swiss colonists who came to this Ohio River area to cultivate grapes for winemaking. Writers Edward Eggleston, author of The Hoosier School-Master, and his brother, George, were born here. Vevay, the county seat, was named for the Swiss city from which the early settlers immigrated.

This icon depicts a page of an open book with grape leaves winding up around and through a decorative letter S–a tribute to Switzerland County’s winemaking and literary

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Medium type: Stone/Marble

Date created: 2001

Associated artists

David Jemerson  Young
David Jemerson Young
Jeff Laramore
Jeff Laramore

Location

650 W Washington St, Indianapolis, IN, 46204

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