Freestone County Courthouse - Fairfield, Texas
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N 31° 43.536 W 096° 09.592
14R E 769111 N 3513530
Quick Description: Originally named Mound Prairie, the community began life around 1850 on a 100 acre tract of land donated by David Hall Love when the location was chosen to be the county seat.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/7/2009 3:47:06 AM
Waymark Code: WM7M0W
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
The first courthouse (of four) was constructed in 1852, and the others came in 1854-56, 1891-92, and 1919-21. In 1891 and again in 1918 Wortham and Teague both challenged Fairfield for the role of county seat but both lost to the established Fairfield.
Year Built: 1919

Current Use of Building: County affairs

Level of Courts: County

Architect: W.R. Kaufman

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1919 - Present

Physical Address:
118 E Commerce Street Fairfield, Texas.


Hours:
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