Franklin County Courthouse

Franklin County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1875
County Seat: Mount Vernon
Present Status: Gone

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1912
County Seat: Mount Vernon
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architect: Leslie L. Thurmon
Architectural Firm: L.L. Thurman & Co.
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
General Contractor: L.R. Wright & Co., Dallas
Building Materials/Description: 2-story, limestone building plus basement in a square, Latin cross plan with classical detailing. Temple-front portico with Doric columns and a window in pediment. Central clock tower with dome. Cost to build: $42,000

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July 17, 2017