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

Crockett County Courthouse

 
 
Crockett County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 25, 2017
1. Crockett County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Built 1902. Second courthouse for county. American Gothic architecture, planned by Oscar Ruffini, San Angelo. Material is fine stone quarried nearby on Meyer and Couch properties. Cost $30,000.

Early day community social center. Used for cowboy dances, box suppers, Christmas trees, roundup celebrations.

In 1909 arc light was added to steeple, to signal sheriff and guide travelers to town.
 
Erected 1966 by Texas State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 1111.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 30° 42.654′ N, 101° 12.032′ W. Marker is in Ozona, Texas, in Crockett County. Marker can be reached from Avenue D north of 11th Street. Marker is located on the wall to the right of the courthouse's front door. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 907 Ave D, Ozona TX 76943, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ozona's First Water Well (within shouting distance of this marker); Crockett County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker);

Crockett County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, November 25, 2017
2. Crockett County Courthouse
Crockett County (within shouting distance of this marker); David Crockett (within shouting distance of this marker); William Mozart McVey (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Lancaster C.S.A. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Ozona Hotel (about 300 feet away); The Ozona Stockman (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ozona.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. This page has been viewed 129 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Atascocita, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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