Crockett County Courthouse, Ozona, historic plaque

Description:

Photograph of a historic marker on the Crockett County Courthouse building. It reads: "Crockett County Courthouse, built 1902. Second courthouse for county. American Gothic architecture, planned by Oscar Ruffini, San Angelo. Material is fine stone quarried nearby on Meyer and Couch Properties. Cost $30,000. Early day community social center. Used for cowboy dances, box suppers, Christmas trees, roundup celebrations.
In 1909 Arc light was added to steeple to signal sheriff and guide travelers to town. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966."

Creator(s): Belden, Dreanna L.
Location(s): United States - Texas - Crockett County - Ozona
Creation Date: August 3, 2005
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
Photographing Texas
Usage:
Total Uses: 38
Past 30 days: 0
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Date(s):
  • Creation: August 3, 2005
  • Digitized: August 12, 2005
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Crockett County - Ozona
Coordinates
30.7109280426, -101.200414176
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Date
August 3, 2005
Description:

Photograph of a historic marker on the Crockett County Courthouse building. It reads: "Crockett County Courthouse, built 1902. Second courthouse for county. American Gothic architecture, planned by Oscar Ruffini, San Angelo. Material is fine stone quarried nearby on Meyer and Couch Properties. Cost $30,000. Early day community social center. Used for cowboy dances, box suppers, Christmas trees, roundup celebrations.
In 1909 Arc light was added to steeple to signal sheriff and guide travelers to town. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1966."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : col.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
Photographing Texas
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: dscn0890
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth5685
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Points
30.7109280426, -101.200414176

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