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

Randall County Courthouse

 
 
Randall County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
1. Randall County Courthouse Marker
Inscription. Second for county created 1876, organized 1889. First, a frame house, was site first school in county. On its tin roof cowboys held dances. This building was erected in 1909, on eve of opening of West Texas State University.

Recorded Texas Historical Landmark – 1965
 
Erected 1965 by State Historical Survey Committee. (Marker Number 4189.)
 
Location. 34° 58.768′ N, 101° 55.681′ W. Marker is in Canyon, Texas, in Randall County. Marker is on 16th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on the northeast corner of the courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 16th Street, Canyon TX 79015, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Randall County (within shouting distance of this marker); Randall County World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); First National Bank Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Smith Building (about 300 feet away); "The Canyon News" (about 300 feet away); City of Canyon
Randall County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
2. Randall County Courthouse Marker
(about 500 feet away); The Little House of Fellowship (about 600 feet away); Canyon Fire Department (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Canyon.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Randall County Courthouse Corner Stone image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
3. Randall County Courthouse Corner Stone
Laid under auspcies Canyon Lodge No. 730 A.F. & A.M. Sept. 19, 1908, Gillcoat & Skinner Co. Builders
Randall County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Kirchner, November 18, 2015
4. Randall County Courthouse
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona. This page has been viewed 182 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 9, 2015, by Bill Kirchner of Tucson, Arizona.
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