Shackelford County Courthouse

Shackelford County Courthouse (HM1LWZ)

Location: Albany, TX 76430 Shackelford County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 43.363', W 99° 17.798'

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Built 1883-84 from plans by J.E. Flanders of Dallas, architect for several other 1880s Texas courthouses. Edgar Rye of Albany was construction superintendent. Kilted Scottish masons erected the walls of stone quarried a few miles southwest of town. The foundations rest two feet deep on "natural concrete" (caliche).
     Budgeted at $27,000.00; final cost was $49,433.75. Clock tower was added at public's request.

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1962
Marker Number4649
Year Placed1962
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, July 17th, 2015 at 6:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)14S E 472203 N 3620586
Decimal Degrees32.72271667, -99.29663333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 43.363', W 99° 17.798'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 43' 21.78" N, 99° 17' 47.88" W
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Area Code(s)325
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 225 S Main St, Albany TX 76430, US
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