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

Bosque County Courthouse

 
 
Bosque County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
1. Bosque County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  

1886. Limestone quarried from nearby hills. Gothic styling. Clock tower modified, 1935, to strengthen roof. Unique iron stairs and railing remain. County's fourth courthouse. First, in 1854, was one-room log cabin.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark – 1965

Entered in
the National Register
of Historic Places
1977

 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 464.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & CommerceLaw Enforcement.
 
Location. 31° 55.376′ N, 97° 39.439′ W. Marker is in Meridian, Texas, in Bosque County. Marker is at the intersection of West Morgan Street (State Highway 22) and South Main Street (State Highway 144), on the left when traveling west on West Morgan Street. The marker is located on the Courthouse square facing toward the north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 South Main Street, Meridian TX 76665, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 7 miles of this
Bosque County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
2. Bosque County Courthouse Marker
marker, measured as the crow flies. General Alison Nelson (a few steps from this marker); First Baptist Church of Meridian (approx. ¼ mile away); St. James Episcopal Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Bosque County (approx. 0.6 miles away); First United Methodist Church of Morgan (approx. 7.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bosque County. TSHA Texas State Historical Association (Submitted on December 5, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas.) 
 
Bosque County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
3. Bosque County Courthouse Marker
Bosque County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By James Hulse, November 21, 2020
4. Bosque County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. This page has been viewed 19 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 5, 2020, by James Hulse of Medina, Texas. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.
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