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Former Victoria County Courthouse

Texas Historic Landmark - Former Victoria County Courthouse

Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1961

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Used as Courthouse for 74 years (1893-1967), this handsome building replaced structure erected during third year of statehood--1849.

Plans for the massive building were prepared by J. R. Gordon, architect for many courthouses in Texas. Style is castellated Richardsonian Romanesque; clock tower shows excellent detailing.

One of Texas' oldest counties, Victoria was site of skirmishes in 1836 Texas War for Independence.

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