Sterling County Courthouse -- Sterling City TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
N 31° 50.160 W 100° 59.267
14R E 311892 N 3523979
Quick Description: The Sterling County TX Courthouse was built in 1938 by the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works - which was renamed the Public Works Administration (PWA) in 1939.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 12/2/2013 7:45:34 AM
Waymark Code: WMJM3H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff
Views: 4

Long Description:
Part of FDR's "alphabet soup" of New Deal public relief agencies, the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works built a new courthouse for the citizens of Sterling County in 1938.

The courthouse is built of native limestone in the Art Deco style. It features bas-relief panels of sheep and cattle that were so important in the ranching economy here, interspersed with panels celebrating the ubiquitous West Texas plant, the prickly pear cactus.
Project type: Government building (non-park)

Date built or created: 1938

Location: Sterling County Courthouse

City: Sterling City TX

Condition: Good upkeep with a little wear and tear

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