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Colorado County Courthouse

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Identification

Colorado County Courthouse
302503

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Structure in General

low-rise building
existing [completed]

Usages

court house

Facts

  • The cornerstone was laid by the local Masonic Lodge.
  • This is one of the 28 oldest extant courthouses in the 254 counties of Texas.
  • The building is in the Classical Revival style and takes the form of a Greek cross. It is constructed from brick and Belton stone.
  • The building became a Texas Historic Landmark in 1969.
  • The current copper dome was added following the tornado damage.
  • As a result of a tornado, the bell in the clock tower fell 120 feet with such force that it was completely buried in the soil.

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Location

400 Spring Street
78934
Columbus
Texas
U.S.A.

Technical Data

36.59 ft
3
1
1890
1891
1939

Involved Companies

Eugene T. Heiner

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