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  • east
  • During the first two years of the county's existence court sessions were held at the home of Joseph Westmoreland and in a log courthouse built nearby on the east side of Barren Fork of Collins River. (familysearch.org)
  • early
  • The Regiment retired to this point an remained exposed and under fire until ordered to recross Rock Creek in the early evening. (wikipedia.org)
  • cost
  • It was, therefore, at this meeting resolved by the Board of Supervisors that there should be submitted to the voters the question of erecting a new courthouse at a cost of not to exceed fifty thousand dollars ($50,000), at a special election to be held on July 15, 1890 . (shco.org)
  • location
  • The courthouse has an imposing presence on the square, and the building's elevated location at the intersection of two major thoroughfares, Washington and Church streets, reflect this importance. (texascourthouses.com)
  • major
  • Each elevation of the courthouse is similarly detailed and arranged, the major difference being that the wider north and south elevations of the building have seven bays while the narrower south and north elevations are five bays wide. (texascourthouses.com)