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Taken 9-Dec-17
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Keywords:Coryell County Courthouse, Coryell County Historical Markers
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Dimensions4288 x 2848
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Date taken9-Dec-17 15:09
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Coryell County Courthouse

Coryell County Courthouse

Gatesvillebr/Coryell County, Texasbr/31 26.068' N 97 45.007' Wbr/Directions: Start at the intersection of 6th Street and Main Street. The courthouse is on the southeast corner of the br/Text: An outstanding example of Second Empire Victorian style, often seen in Texas Courthouse design. Erected in 1897 on land donated by early settler R. G. Grant.Architect for this third Coryell Courthouse was W. C. Dodson; builder, Tom Lovell. Limestone and red sandstone blocks were precut to the exact size at quarry, then hauled here by horse-drawn wagons. At each entrance are columns in Roman Corinthian style; and over the east entrance are columns in Roman Corinthian style; and over the east entrance is builder's mark of an owl. Statues on the roof represent quot;Justice.quot; Noted trials have been held in this building.