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BURLESON COUNTY COURTHOUSE
County Seat - Caldwell, Texas

Burleson County has had four courthouses:
1846-7, 1850 ca, 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

1889-90 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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