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First Courthouse in Lipscomb

First Courthouse in Lipscomb

Date: 1887
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the first courthouse in Lipscomb, Texas. In the foreground is a field with tall grass and brush. The courthouse has a wooden fence around it and part of it is brick. On either side of the courthouse are two nearby houses and trees. Behind it is a windmill. Written on the photograph at the bottom is, "CourtHouse Lipscomb County 1887".
Contributing Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum
The Medallion, Volume 46, Number 1-2, January/February 2009

The Medallion, Volume 46, Number 1-2, January/February 2009

Date: January 2009
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Description: Bi-monthly publication of the Texas Historical Commission containing articles about historic sites, events, and conservation in Texas, as well as organizational and related news.
Contributing Partner: Texas Historical Commission
Travis County Courthouse

Travis County Courthouse

Date: [1931..]
Creator: Boone
Description: Exterior view of the Travis County Courthouse, Austin, Texas. It is an art deco style building.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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