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

Sabine County Courthouse

 
 
Sabine County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
1. Sabine County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. An 1858 election called for Sabine County offices to be moved from Milam (7 Mi. N) to this more central location. The new county seat, Hemphill, was named for former Texas Supreme Court Justice John Hemphill. The first courthouse at this site burned in1 875 and was replaced by a larger frame structure. The present building was started in 1906 by N. A Dawson under the direction of James Barney Lewis. The top two floors were rebuilt following a fire in 1909 and a remodeling of the structure was completed in 1938 by the Works Progress Administration.
 
Erected 1981 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 7577.)
 
Location. 31° 20.523′ N, 93° 50.953′ W. Marker is in Hemphill, Texas, in Sabine County. Marker is at the intersection of South Oak Street and Worth Street (Farm to Market Road 83), on the left when traveling north on South Oak Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hemphill TX 75948, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Sabine County (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Sabine County (a few steps from this marker); Hemphill (within shouting distance of this
Sabine County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
2. Sabine County Courthouse
marker); Sabine County Jail (within shouting distance of this marker); Pratt (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Baptist Church of Hemphill (about 500 feet away); Hemphill Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Memory of Charles Krenek & Jules “Buzz” Mier, Jr. (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hemphill.
 
Also see . . .  John Hemphill (senator). (Submitted on August 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Sabine County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
3. Sabine County Courthouse Marker
John Hemphill image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse
4. John Hemphill
1976 Bicentennial Memorial - Sabine County Formed 1837 image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
5. 1976 Bicentennial Memorial - Sabine County Formed 1837
Located on Sabine County Courthouse grounds.
WWI Monument located on Sabine County Courthouse Square image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
6. WWI Monument located on Sabine County Courthouse Square
Mack Isom Leo Vickers Dock Minton Marvin Arnold Noland McDaniel Elijah Ferguson Marvin Mott Tommie Bell Gram Smith
WWI Monument located on Sabine County Courthouse Square image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
7. WWI Monument located on Sabine County Courthouse Square
Erected to the memory of the Sabine County, Texas boys who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War. 1914-1918
Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
8. Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial
Located on Sabine County Courthouse grounds.
Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 4, 2017
9. Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial
Located on Sabine County Courthouse grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   5. submitted on August 18, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   6, 7. submitted on August 17, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   8, 9. submitted on August 18, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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