Rusk County Courthouse

Rusk County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1843
County Seat: Henderson
Present Status: Gone
Building Materials/Description: Vernacular, log cabin

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1850
County Seat: Henderson
Present Status: Gone. Burned 1878.
Contractors: Cadawaller W. Chaney, Joseph D. Johnson, and John Henderson
Building Materials/Description: 2-story, frame

3rd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1879
County Seat: Henderson
Present Status: Gone. Demolished 1929
Architect: Frederick Ernst Ruffini
Architectural Style: Italianate
General Contractor: D. N. Darling
Building Materials/Description: 2-story, stone & brick, $14,948.80

4th Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1928
County Seat: Henderson
Present Status: Existing. Active.
Architectural Firm: Curtis & Thomas
Architectural Style: Art Deco
General Contractor: Ross Maddoux
Building Materials/Description: Brick, concrete, $243,650.36