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

Edwards County Courthouse

 
 
Edwards County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel
1. Edwards County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Late Victorian structure of rusticated limestone, quarried in Southwest Texas. Contractors were Davey and Schott, of Kerrville, 1891. Roof was damaged by 1927 storm that killed 70 people. It was afterward restored.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1973
 
Erected 1973 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1402.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureDisasters.
 
Location. 30° 0.967′ N, 100° 12.486′ W. Marker is in Rocksprings, Texas, in Edwards County. Marker can be reached from East Main Street near North Well Street. Mounted to courthouse south wall. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Rocksprings TX 78880, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rocksprings Telephone Company (a few steps from this marker); Edwards County (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sesquicentennial Committee Erects This Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Carson Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Gilmer Hotel
Edwards County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, November 28, 2019
2. Edwards County Courthouse Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Headquarters, American Angora Goat Breeders' Assn. (about 400 feet away); First Methodist Church (about 500 feet away); Rocksprings Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rocksprings.
 
Edwards County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, November 28, 2019
3. Edwards County Courthouse Marker
Edwards County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jenn Wintermantel
4. Edwards County Courthouse Marker
Marker is on courthouse front wall, to the right of the front door
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 80 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on November 30, 2019, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas.   4. submitted on September 3, 2018, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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