Details for Old Blanco County Courthouse (Atlas Number 5031000428)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5031000428

Data

Marker Number 428
Atlas Number 5031000428
Marker Title Old Blanco County Courthouse
Index Entry Blanco County Courthouse, Old
Address
City Blanco
County Blanco
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 555567
UTM Northing 3331529
Subject Codes courthouses; design and construction
Marker Year 1972
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location Corner of 3rd and Main Street (on public square) in Blanco
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Designed in Victorian style by architect F. E. Ruffini. Erected in 1886 as first permanent county courthouse, building served only four years--until 1890. County seat then moved to Johnson City. Purchased by Chas. E. Crist, the structure entered varied career as school, Blanco National Bank, office of "Blanco County News," opera house, Farmers' Union Hall, and hospital (1936-70). Now houses Blanco Museum of Early West. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark -- 1972

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Old Blanco County Courthouse (RTHL)
Old Blanco County Courthouse (RTHL)