Details for Washington County Courthouse (Atlas Number 5477008401)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5477008401


Marker Number 8401
Atlas Number 5477008401
Marker Title Washington County Courthouse
Index Entry Washington County Courthouse
Address 105 E. Main
City Brenham
County Washington
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 750559
UTM Northing 3340214
Subject Codes courthouses
Marker Year 1985
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 105 E. Main between S. Park and Baylor Sts., Brenham.
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text Built in 1940 with funds granted by the Public Works Administration. This is the fourth courthouse to serve Washington County since its formation in 1835. Constructed during the tenure of County Judge Sam Low, the massive white limestone courthouse was designed in the art moderne style. Details of that style include the light fixtures and cast aluminum eagles at the entries. The building stands as a symbol of Washington County government.