“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Cameron in Milam County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)

Milam County Courthouse

Milam County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 26, 2019
1. Milam County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  This is the fourth structure to serve as the Milam County courthouse. The local Masonic Lodge laid the cornerstone for the building on July 4, 1891. Designed by architect A.O. Watson of Austin, the courthouse at one time featured a Second Empire style roof and a cupola with a four-sided clock. The clock was removed and the roof altered in a 1938 renovation project by the Federal Works Progress Administration. As the center of county government for over a century, the courthouse stands as a significant part of Milam County history.
Erected 1991 by Texas Historical Commission.
Location. 30° 51.003′ N, 96° 58.587′ W. Marker is in Cameron, Texas, in Milam County. Marker is on South Central Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the west side of the courthouse grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 South Fannin Avenue, Cameron TX 76520, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ben Milam (a few steps from this marker); Mrs. Edna Westbrook Trigg (within shouting distance of this marker);
Milam County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, January 26, 2019
2. Milam County Courthouse
a different marker also named Milam County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); First Girl's Tomato Club in Texas (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Milam County Jail of 1895 (about 300 feet away); First National Bank of Cameron (about 400 feet away); First United Methodist Church of Cameron (about 800 feet away); All Saints Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cameron.
More about this marker. Although this marker was placed by the Texas Historical Commission, there is no record of it in the Commission's Atlas.
Categories. Notable Buildings

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Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2019. This page originally submitted on February 1, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 59 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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