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MADISON COUNTY COURTHOUSE
County Seat - Madisonville, Texas

Madison County has had five courthouses:
1854
1860 ca, (burned 6/5/1865)
1870 ca. (burned 1/20/1873)
1896 (burned 5/14/1967)
1970

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1970 Madison County courthouse,  Madisonville Texas
The 1970 Madison County courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, March 2005

The Present Madison County Courthouse
- Madisonville, Texas

Date - 1970
Architect - Dickson, Dickson, Buckley & Bullock
Style - Modern
Material - Concrete and brick
On the square - Main (Hwy 21) and Elm Streets.

All the previous county courthouses burned down.
1970 Madison County Courthouse, Madisonville, Texas
Earlier view of the 1970 Madison County Courthouse
Postcard courtesy www.rootsweb.com/ %7Etxpstcrd/

The 1896 Madison County Courthouse
- Madisonville, Texas

Date - 1896
Style - Richardsonian Romanesque
Material - Brick
Cost - $22,500
Clock tower
Burned on Mother's Day May 14, 1967.
1896 former Madison County courthouse,  Madisonville Texas1939 old photo
The 1896 Madison County Courthouse
1939 photo courtesy TXDoT
Painting of 1896 Madison County courthouse,  Madisonville Texas
Postcard courtesy www.rootsweb.com/ %7Etxpstcrd/
1896 Madison County courthouse,  Madisonville Texas old photo
Postcard courtesy www.rootsweb.com/ %7Etxpstcrd/
1941 Calf Show in front of Madison County courthouse,  Madisonville Texas
1941 Calf Show in front of the Madison County courthouse
Postcard courtesy www.rootsweb.com/ %7Etxpstcrd/
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