Fayette County Courthouse, La Grange

Fayette County Courthouse, La Grange

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Fayette County Courthouse in La Grange. The photo was taken looking upwards at the flagpole mounted on a corner of the building.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fayette County Veterans Memorial

Fayette County Veterans Memorial

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Fayette County Veterans Memorial, housed in a small brick structure. It reads: "No greater sacrifice can be made by the citizens of a democratic nation than to serve in its armed forces in times of war or in times of peace. Fayette County proudly honors and pays tribute to its citizens who accepted the call to arms and served gallantly in securing freedom for the state of Texas and maintaining it for their nation throughout history."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fayette County Courthouse grounds, La Grange, base of light post

Fayette County Courthouse grounds, La Grange, base of light post

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the base of a lamp post at the Fayette County Courthouse in La Grange. It reads: "Lost Pine Tree. "I dedicate this tree to the people of Fayette County, their historic past, ambitious present, and glorious future." Lady Bird Johnson, July 7, 1867. Through the efforts of congressman J.J. "Jake" Pickle, 10th Congressional District and others, the above dedication was made possible."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fayette County Courthouse grounds, La Grange, base of light post

Fayette County Courthouse grounds, La Grange, base of light post

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the base of a lamp post at the Fayette County Courthouse in La Grange. It reads: "County Commissioners Court, 1967, County Judge, Ike J. Petras; Commissioners: Gunther Behrens, Precinct 1; Clinton P. Krause, Precinct 2; Eddie Zouzalik, Precinct 3; Henry Dittrich, Precinct 4 ".
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fayette County Veterans Memorial

Fayette County Veterans Memorial

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the back wall of the brick structure that houses the Fayette County Veterans Memorial. It reads: "Dedicated on Veterans Day, 1987, to the citizens of Fayette County who served in the Armed Forces of the United States. Especially those men and women who gave their lives in defending their country. This memorial symbolizes the importance of service in the Armed Forces. The names of all Fayette Countians who served so bravely are publicly displayed inside the courthouse."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fayette County Courthouse, La Grange

Fayette County Courthouse, La Grange

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Fayette County Courthouse in La Grange. The building is made of stone, and the doors of wood.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fayette County Courthouse grounds, the Dawson Memorial

Fayette County Courthouse grounds, the Dawson Memorial

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Dawson Memorial on the Fayette County Courthouse grounds in La Grange. It reads: "Erected by the state of Texas to the memory of her defenders. Captain N. H. Dawson and his command, who fell at the Battle of Salado Texas, Sept. 18th, 1842. (Correction) Captain Nicholas Mosby Dawson and 36 other volunteers were killed near Salado Creek in Bexar County."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fayette County Courthouse, cornerstone detail

Fayette County Courthouse, cornerstone detail

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a cornerstone at the Fayette County Courthouse in La Grange. The text on the cornerstone reads "Fayette County, April 9th 1891, J.R. Gordon, Architect, Martin Burns & Johnsen, Builders." There is also a masonic symbol, "La Fayette Lodge, No. 34, A.F. & A.M., A. L. 5891."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fayette County Courthouse, La Grange

Fayette County Courthouse, La Grange

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Fayette County Courthouse in La Grange from the front. It is a four-story building made of white and red stones with a clock tower at the top. The Dawson Memorial stands on the sidewalk leading to the entrance. There are hedges and trees on both sides of the walk.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Fayette County Veterans Memorial

Fayette County Veterans Memorial

Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Fayette County Veterans Memorial, housed in a small brick structure. It reads: "No greater sacrifice can be made by the citizens of a democratic nation than to serve in its armed forces in times of war or in times of peace. Fayette County proudly honors and pays tribute to its citizens who accepted the call to arms and served gallantly in securing freedom for the state of Texas and maintaining it for their nation throughout history."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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