[Historic Marker Application: Brooks County Courthouse]

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Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Brooks County Courthouse, in Falfurrias, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, floor plans, and photographs.

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[15] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 6 photographs

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Texas Historical Commission August 16, 1977.

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Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Brooks County Courthouse, in Falfurrias, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, floor plans, and photographs.

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[15] p. : ill. ; 28 cm. + 6 photographs

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Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Files

These files document historically significant buildings from five Texas heritage regions. Landmark status is awarded to structures deemed worthy of preservation and is the highest honor of its kind in Texas.

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[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #1] (Photograph)

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #1]

Photograph of the Brooks County Courthouse in Falfurrias, Texas. The wooden staircase turns in a ninety degree angle.

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[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #1], ark:/67531/metapth434964

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #2] (Photograph)

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #2]

Photograph of the Brooks County Courthouse in Falfurrias, Texas. The courthouse is made of brick, terracotta trim, and cornerstones as seen in the picture.

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[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #2], ark:/67531/metapth435010

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #3] (Photograph)

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #3]

Photograph of the Brooks County Courthouse in Falfurrias, Texas.

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[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #3], ark:/67531/metapth434998

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #4] (Photograph)

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #4]

Photograph of the Brooks County Courthouse in Falfurrias, Texas. The brick structure has two stories and white trim.

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[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #4], ark:/67531/metapth435085

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #5] (Photograph)

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #5]

Photograph of the Brooks County Courthouse in Falfurrias, Texas.

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[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #5], ark:/67531/metapth434972

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #6] (Photograph)

[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #6]

Photograph of the Brooks County Courthouse in Falfurrias, Texas.

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[Brooks County Courthouse Photograph #6], ark:/67531/metapth434891

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  • August 16, 1977

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Texas Historical Commission. [Historic Marker Application: Brooks County Courthouse], text, August 16, 1977; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth428545/: accessed June 20, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Texas Historical Commission.

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