Foard County Courthouse

1st Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1891
County Seat: Crowell
Present Status: Gone
General Contractor: Mathis & Adams
Building Materials/Description: Frame, 2 story

2nd Courthouse

Building Completion Date: 1910
County Seat: Crowell
Present Status: Existing. Modified
Architect: Elmer George Withers
Architectural Style: Classical Revival
General Contractor: G. W. Brillhart Abilene
Building Materials/Description: Brick, stone, R. H. Stuckey (associated architect). This three story buff brick and limestone courthouse was originally constructed with a central dome and clock tower. Classical details include pilasters, flattened entablature with roof parapet, flat arched windows on the rusticated limestone main floor. 1942: Remodeled after tornado damage, portico columns and clock tower were removed.


Posted on

July 17, 2017