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1895 Ellis County Courthouse Typical Entrance

Description: Photograph of a typical entrance set in an inside corner on the 1895 Ellis County Courthouse in downtown Waxahachie, Texas. There are four main entrances set on the cardinal points of the compass. The Romanesque building was designed by architect James Riley Gordon. The building is massive limestone in gray for the foundation and Burnet limestone for structure, columns of rose colored granite columns, Pecos Red sandstone was used for arches, columns, and string courses. There are eagles and gargoyles for ornamentation.
Date: October 6, 2007
Creator: Bell, Jim

1896 Denton County Courthouse South Side

Description: Photograph of the south side of the Denton County courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas. The east entrance is in the center, with two more entrances on the inside corners flanking it. The layout of the east side is consistent all the way around the 1896 Denton County courthouse. There are eight entrance doors that can be open for ventilation.
Date: November 12, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
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