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Marfa in Presidio County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Presidio County Courthouse

 
 
Presidio County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
1. Presidio County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. A landmark of the Big Bend. Large dome is visible for miles. Constructed of native stone and brick made at Marfa. Stucco added later.

Built 1886 in this county's third seat of justice. First county seat was Fort Leaton, on the Rio Grande; second, Fort Davis.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1964

 
Erected 1964 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4117.)
 
Location. 30° 18.795′ N, 104° 1.32′ W. Marker is in Marfa, Texas, in Presidio County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Lincoln Street (Texas Route 17) and North Highland Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is just to the right of the entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Marfa TX 79843, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. El Paisano Hotel (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hunter Gymnasium (approx. mile away); Humphris-Humphreys House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Blackwell School (approx. half a mile away); Fort D.A. Russell (approx.
Presidio County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
2. Presidio County Courthouse Marker
0.6 miles away); Building 98, Fort D. A. Russell (approx. 0.9 miles away); Presidio (approx. one mile away); Presidio County (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Marfa.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Presidio County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, October 22, 2012
3. Presidio County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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