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

Gonzales Courthouse

 
 
Gonzales Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, September 20, 2018
1. Gonzales Courthouse Marker
Inscription. In county organized 1837, first courthouse burned 1893. This second one was built 1894-1896 at cost of $64,450.

Headquarters for many Texas leaders; scene of important court decisions.
 
Erected 1966 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 2219.)
 
Location. 29° 30.063′ N, 97° 27.142′ W. Marker is in Gonzales, Texas, in Gonzales County. Marker is at the intersection of North St. Joseph Street (Business U.S. 183) and St. Lawrence Street, on the right when traveling north on North St. Joseph Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 414 St. Joseph Street, Gonzales TX 78629, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James W. Robinson (a few steps from this marker); Gonzales County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Ponton (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away); First Methodist Church (about 400 feet away); First Baptist Church of Gonzales (about 400 feet away); The Old Eighteen (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gonzales.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Gonzales Courthouse and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry D. Moore, September 20, 2018
2. Gonzales Courthouse and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 22, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. This page has been viewed 19 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 22, 2018, by Larry D. Moore of Del Valle, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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