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

Cherokee County Courthouse

 
 
Cherokee County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 19, 2011
1. Cherokee County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. This courthouse, the fourth to serve the citizens of Cherokee County, was built in 1940-41 with the assistance of the Federal Works Progress Administration. Designed by the architectural firm of Gill & Bennett, the modern structure is built of native red and white limestone and features a central block with two-and-one-half story wings. Large windows on its two primary facades and decorative art deco grillwork are also prominent.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1991
 
Erected 1991 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 6626.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 31° 47.736′ N, 95° 8.989′ W. Marker is in Rusk, Texas, in Cherokee County. Marker is on East 6th Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located in courthouse square. Marker is in this post office area: Rusk TX 75785, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Cherokee County (here, next to this marker); Cherokee County C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Norman Law Firm (within shouting distance
Cherokee County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 19, 2011
2. Cherokee County Courthouse
This is the north side of the courthouse. The marker can be seen beyond the flags.
of this marker); Bachelor Girl's Library Club (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The James I. Perkins Family Home (about 600 feet away); Rusk Footbridge (about 700 feet away); Rusk (approx. one mile away); Mountain Home (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rusk.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Cherokee County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Steve Gustafson, February 19, 2011
3. Cherokee County Courthouse
This is the south side of the courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. This page has been viewed 472 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2011, by Steve Gustafson of Lufkin, Texas. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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