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Near Spearman in Hansford County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Site of Hansford County Courthouse

 
 
Site of Hansford County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
1. Site of Hansford County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  This court house was located one fourth mile northwest of here and built in 1891.
It was made of red brick brought overland in wagons from Dodge City, Kansas. It was the first court house in the county.
Hansford County
Surveyed in 1876 and organized in 1889, was named for John M. Hansford a Texas Congressman and Judge.
 
Erected by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 14068.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
 
Location. 36° 11.834′ N, 101° 17.803′ W. Marker is near Spearman, Texas, in Hansford County. Marker is on State Highway 15/207, 0.1 miles west of Farm to Market Road 19, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spearman TX 79081, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hansford Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Dodge City-Tascosa Trail (approx. 0.9 miles away); Lindberghs Land at Spearman (approx. 4.9 miles away); Santa Fe Railroad Stationmaster's House
Site of Hansford County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
2. Site of Hansford County Courthouse Marker
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(approx. 5½ miles away); Old Farwell (approx. 5.7 miles away); Brick Streets of Spearman (approx. 5.7 miles away); Brandt Building (approx. 5.7 miles away); Robert E. (Bob) Martin (approx. 5.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spearman.
 
Site of Hansford County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Kirchner, March 16, 2016
3. Site of Hansford County Courthouse Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 294 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 30, 2016, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.

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Oct. 2, 2022