Details for Hood County Courthouse (Atlas Number 5221002552)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5221002552


Marker Number 2552
Atlas Number 5221002552
Marker Title Hood County Courthouse
Index Entry Hood County Courthouse
Address 100th block of Pearl Street, Granbury Courthouse lawn
City Granbury
County Hood
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 614034
UTM Northing 3590161
Subject Codes French Second Empire (architectural style); courthouses; design and construction
Marker Year 1970
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 100th block of Pearl Street, Granbury Courthouse lawn
Marker Size 16" x 12"
Marker Text Fifth courthouse on this site. Erected 1890-1891, this handsome building is a Texas version of the french second empire style. First courthouse (1867) was a 1-room log cabin housing county records, lawyers and land agents' offices, and mail station. It was succeeded by 3 stone structures. Contractors Moodie and Ellis and Architect W.C. Dodson built this native stone edifice. The clock tower, added after completion, was reinforced with steel in 1969.