Eastland County Courthouse

Eastland County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1874
County Seat: Merriman
Present Status: Gone
Building Materials/Description: Ranch house

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1883
County Seat: Eastland
Present Status: Gone. burned1896 (stone reused in jail)
Architect: James Edward Flanders
Building Materials/Description: Stone, 2-story

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1897
County Seat: Eastland
Present Status: Gone
Architectural Style: Romanesque Revival
Building Materials/Description: Brick, Stone

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1928
County Seat: Eastland
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architect: Otto H. Lang
Architectural Firm: Lang & Witchell
Architectural Style: Art Deco
Contractor: Christy-Dolph Construction Company
Building Materials/Description: 7-story brick and cast concrete structure with Art Deco friezes and panels. Top floor incorporated into elaborate and symbolic Art Deco “cornice.” Cost to build: $313,000


Posted on

July 17, 2017