Callahan County Courthouse

Callahan County Courthouse (HM1J5F)

Location: Baird, TX 79504 Callahan County
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N 32° 23.685', W 99° 23.656'

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The county seat moved from Belle Plain to Baird in 1883, and a courthouse, designed by noted architect F.E. Ruffini, was built at this site. The county hired another noted architect, J. Riely Gordon, in 1900 for a larger courthouse; J.E. Flanders was the supervising architect. In 1928, the growing county hired Voelcker & Dixon Architects & Engineers of Wichita Falls, who designed this Classical Revival courthouse, completed the next year. Suggs and Dunlap Contractors constructed the building, which features intricate detailing, including acanthus leaves, rosettes, medallions and cartouches.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 2003
HM NumberHM1J5F
Marker Number13799
Year Placed2003
Placed ByTexas Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, February 13th, 2015 at 1:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 462919 N 3584260
Decimal Degrees32.39475000, -99.39426667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 23.685', W 99° 23.656'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 23' 41.1" N, 99° 23' 39.36" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near I-20BUS, Baird TX 79504, US
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