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Site of the First Court House Built in Reagan County

 
 
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By Brian Anderson, July 6, 2019
1. Site of the First Court House Built in Reagan County Marker
Inscription.  
Site of the
first court house built in
Reagan County
The following officials were installed
May 8, 1903
Joseph J. Boyd, Judge
J. B. Lucas, Clerk
Henry Japson, Sheriff and Tax Col.
Frank Ramsey, Treasurer
W. C. Shamlin, Surveyor
M. D. Sutherland, Assessor

Commissioners

Jno. E. Gardner
W. C. Castlebury
A. J. Kerchville
G. F. Kirk

The county seat was moved in
1925 to Big Lake

 
Erected 1936 by the State of Texas. (Marker Number 4928.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Texas 1936 Centennial Markers and Monuments marker series.
 
Location. 31° 24.51′ N, 101° 33.864′ W. Marker is in Stiles, Texas, in Reagan County. Marker is on State Highway 137 0.2 miles east of Stiles Courthouse Loop, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Big Lake TX 76932, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stiles Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles
Site of the First Court House Built in Reagan County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, July 6, 2019
2. Site of the First Court House Built in Reagan County Marker
Old courthouse can be seen in the distance to the right of the marker.
away); The Town of Texon (approx. 14.3 miles away); Santa Rita No. 1 (approx. 14.4 miles away); City of Big Lake (approx. 15 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Stiles, TX - The Handbook of Texas Online. Texas State Historical Association (TSHA) (Submitted on July 8, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.) 
 
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First Court House Built in Reagan County image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, July 6, 2019
3. First Court House Built in Reagan County
Viewed from marker location on the highway.
First Court House Built in Reagan County image. Click for full size.
By Brian Anderson, July 6, 2019
4. First Court House Built in Reagan County
The old courthouse was destroyed by a fire in 1999 and only the outer shell of the building remains.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas. This page has been viewed 38 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 9, 2019, by Brian Anderson of Kingwood, Texas.
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