Details for Old Gillespie County Courthouse (Atlas Number 5171010045)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5171010045


Marker Number 10045
Atlas Number 5171010045
Marker Title Old Gillespie County Courthouse
Index Entry Gillespie County Courthouse, Old
City Fredericksburg
County Gillespie
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 512159
UTM Northing 3349300
Subject Codes libraries; courthouses
Marker Year 1967
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location W. Main and S. Adams
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Erected 1881-1882 in term of County Judge Wm. Wahrmund and Commissioners J. Dechert, F. Kneese, J. arson and J. P. Mosel. Architect was Alfred Giles. Native limestone structure is distinctive in fine balance and symmetry. Second courthouse built in county; used until 1939. Restoration and conversion to library-community hall is gift of Mr. and Mrs. eugene McDermott. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1967