Mason County Courthouse
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62
N 30° 44.922 W 099° 13.916
14R E 477800 N 3401775
Quick Description: In front of the courthouse on US 87 in downtown Mason.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 4/5/2015 5:56:27 PM
Waymark Code: WMNMTA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 1

Marker Number: 11286

Marker Text:
Constructed in 1909, this is the third courthouse to serve the people of Mason County. Commissioners Court probably met in other locations until the first courthouse was built in 1872. It burned in 1877 and was replaced that year by a second red sandstone building. Designed by E. C. Hosford and built at a cost of $39,796, this Beaux Arts style courthouse features a center dome and clock tower, gable front porticoes with two-story Doric columns, and rusticated stonework with contrasting stone lintels. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1988


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