365 for 2016, Art, Government, History, Inspiration, Photography, Photos, politics, Project 365, The Daily Cap, The Daily Cap(s) 2016 The Order in the Court Daily Caps Grimes County Courthouse, Anderson Texas. This is the 5th courthouse for the county completed in 1894. The wood staircase leading out of the second floor courtroom is fire sprinklered – the first four courthouses were destroyed by fire. Situated inside a very small radius traffic circle provides for little lawn area and no trees – the courthouse architecture is commanding and dominates the old downtown district. A side view of the second floor courtroom looking towards the jury box. The pressed tin barrel ceiling is impressive. The judge’s bench, from the courtroom gallery perspective…. The north side of the Courthouse (because it is in a traffic circle, there really is no “backside” to the courthouse). Photographing Texas courthouses is a passion “sentence” I have. Wonderful hospitality from the county staff – they let me look around on a Friday late afternoon and gave me a brief courthouse history lesson. Thank you Becky (the county elections administrator) for the tour! Rate this:Share this:FacebookTwitterEmailPrintLinkedInRedditLike this:Like Loading...
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Beautiful building! And, ya can never go wrong with a new friend named Becky! 😉
What a beautiful building. Thanks for sharing.