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

Denton County Courthouse

 
 
Denton County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, August 11, 2018
1. Denton County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Built 1896-97. Fifth courthouse for Denton County. First was at Alton, second at Pinckneyville. Third (in Denton) was burned in crime charged to a member of the Sam Bass Gang of outlaws.

Walls are native limestone; columns, Burnet County marble. Architecture is free combination of Victorian styles, with French Second Empire pavilions, fanciful Ogival domes. Architect was W. C. Dodson; contractor Tom Lovell is said to have built Utah Capitol.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1970

 
Erected 1970 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1208.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1896.
 
Location. 33° 12.907′ N, 97° 7.974′ W. Marker is in Denton, Texas, in Denton County. Marker is on North Locust Street (U.S. 77/377) south of West Oak Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 West Hickory Street, Denton TX 76201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Edna Westbrook Trigg in Denton County (a few steps from this
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marker); The City of Denton (within shouting distance of this marker); John B. Denton (within shouting distance of this marker); Denton County War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Denton County (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Lacy Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sherman Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Texas Normal College (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Denton.
 
Denton County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, August 11, 2018
2. Denton County Courthouse Marker
Wide-view of the marker and National Register of Historic Places supplemental plate.
Denton County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Anderson, August 11, 2018
3. Denton County Courthouse
Marker can be seen on the far right of the photo, mounted to the side of the courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 16, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. This page has been viewed 302 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 16, 2018, by Brian Anderson of Humble, Texas. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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