The Denton County Courthouse

The Denton County Courthouse Texas

Stock #: 269817
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Denton
State: Texas (TX)
County: Denton
Publisher: Bob Johnson
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
Additional Details:
Completed in 1887, this structure was the fifth in the history of the county. One earlier courthouse was burned by a member of the Sam Bass Gang and two others were struck by lightning. The walls are of native limestone, columns of Bernet County, Texas marble. The photo was taken from atop the First State Bank. Denton County was named for John B. Denton, who as a Methodist Circuit Rider came to Texas in 1836 from Tennessee

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