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    Texas | Architecture | Courthouses

    BURLESON COUNTY COURTHOUSE
    County Seat - Caldwell, Texas

    Burleson County has had four courthouses:
    1846-7, 185-, 1889-90 and 1927
    Caldwell TX  - 1927 Burleson County Courthouse
    The 1927 Burleson County courthouse
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2010

    The Present Burleson County Courthouse -
    Caldwell, Texas

    Date - 1927
    Architect - J. M. Glover
    Style - Classical Revival
    Material - Brick and concrete

    See Burleson County Historical Marker
    Burleson County courthouse in 1939, Caldwell Texas
    Burleson County Courthouse as it appeared in 1939
    Photo courtesy TXDoT
    Caldwell TX  - 1927 Burleson County Courthouse architectural detail
    Architectural detail over the courthouse entrance
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2010
    Caldwell TX  - 1927 Burleson County Courthouse architectural detail
    A collage of some of the exterior carvings, including a bas-relief of the county namesake, General Edward Burleson.
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2010
    Caldwell TX  - Burleson County seal in courthouse  lobby
    Burleson County seal in the main lobby
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2010
    Caldwell TX  - 1927 Burleson County Courthouse  lobby
    The main lobby with colorful, detailed ceiling molding and an opening looking up into the top floor skylight.
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2010
    Caldwell TX  - 1927 Burleson County Courthouse  skylight
    Skylight outside the district courtroom on the top floor.
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2010
    Caldwell TX  - 1927 Burleson County Courthouse  cornerstone
    The 1927 courthouse cornerstone (in the interior)
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2010

    Burleson County Courthouse

    Caldwell TX  - 1889-90 Burleson County Courthouse  cornerstone
    "Cornerstone of the 1889-90 Burleson County courthouse at the north side entrance. The builders, Martin, Byrnes (spelled Byrne on the cornerstone) and Johnston, built many courthouses in Texas in the late 1800s and early 1900s."
    Terry Jeanson, February 2010 photo
    TX  - Drawing of 1889-90 Burleson County Courthouse
    "This drawing of the 1889-90 Burleson County courthouse is hanging outside the county judge's office. The artist was A.W. Ryder and the drawing is dated 1889."
    - Terry Jeanson, February 2010 photo
    TX  - 1889-90 Burleson County Courthouse
    Close up view the 1889-90 courthouse from the above drawing
    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, February 2010
    TX - Burleson County Historical Marker
    Burleson County Historical Marker
    Terry Jeanson, February 2010 photo
    Caldwell TX PO Mural - Indians Moving close up

    Caldwell Post Office Mural "Indians Moving"
    in the courthouse lobby today

    Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, 2010

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