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

Dallas County Records Building

 
 
Dallas County Records Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper
1. Dallas County Records Building Marker
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Designed by the prominent Dallas architectural firm of Lang and Witchell, this Gothic Revival style building was erected in 1927-28 to house Dallas County records, offices, and courtrooms. First known as the Hall of Records, the current name was adopted when the facilities were enlarged during the 1950s. The cut limestone building with cast stone Gothic Revival detailing continues to serve as a vital part of Dallas County government.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1985
 
Erected 1985 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6668.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1985.
 
Location. 32° 46.76′ N, 96° 48.432′ W. Marker is in Dallas, Texas, in Dallas County. Marker is on Main Street near North Record Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 509 Main St, Dallas TX 75202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Log Cabin Pioneers of Dallas County (within shouting distance of this marker); Dallas County (within shouting distance of this marker); First Juries to Sit Women in Dallas County
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By Kevin W., June 8, 2011
2. Dallas County Records Building Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); The Old Red Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Women's Suffrage in Dallas County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dealey Plaza (about 300 feet away); Kennedy Assassination Route (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dallas.
 
Dallas County Records Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kayla Harper, February 7, 2021
3. Dallas County Records Building Marker
Dallas County Records Building and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 8, 2011
4. Dallas County Records Building and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 16, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 837 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on February 8, 2021, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas.   2. submitted on June 16, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 8, 2021, by Kayla Harper of Dallas, Texas.   4. submitted on June 16, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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