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[Plaque Next to Door]

Description: Photograph of a Texas Historical Commission plaque about the Confederate Memorial Museum mounted to a wall next to the red door of a building in Columbus, Texas.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
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Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Plaque in Colorado County]

Description: Photograph of a plaque giving information about historic Colorado County and Robert "Three-Legged Willie" Williamson, in front of trees and bushes by the Confederate Memorial Hall in Columbus, Texas.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Photograph of a Tower]

Description: Photograph of a white stone tower at the front of the historic district of Columbus, Texas. There are trees behind the tower, and cars are parked on the side of the road.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Scaffolding by Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of scaffolding placed against the side of the Colorado County courthouse in Columbus, Texas. The courthouse dome is visible in the background, and there are tree branches to the right.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Street in Front of IOOF Building]

Description: Photograph of the street in front of the IOOF Building, now housing the Party Rental Store, in Columbus, Texas. Cars are parked around the corner, and there are more buildings and trees visible to the left.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

1891 Colorado County Courthouse Restoration

Description: Photograph of a restoration project under way on the 1890 - 1891 Classic Revival style Colorado County courthouse in down town Columbus, Texas. The original design was Classic Revival Style, with a clock and bell tower. A tornado toppled the tower and buried the bell in the lawn. The clock and bell tower were replaced with a dome and clocks. Re-modeled in the 1930s with out many changes of outside appearance. Today the Colorado County courthouse is still an example of the Classic Revival style.
Date: November 4, 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell