Harrison County Courthouse (NRIS 77001450)
Texas. County/parish: Harrison.
1 contributing building.
Added to the National Register of Historic Places
August 16, 1977.
Also known as:
- Old Harrison County Courthouse (Texas)
- The Old Harrison County Courthouse is located in the center of Whetstone Square in Marshall, Texas and is one of the most famous and admired buildings in Texas. It is the signature landmark of Marshall and is frequently used to represent East Texas in travel literature.
The Old Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. From 1964 until 2000 the building housed the Harrison County Historical Museum. The building is noted as being the location of the first sit-ins in Texas. (read more...)
Gordon, J. Riely
Lancaster, C. G.
National Park Service documentation: https://npgallery.nps.gov/AssetDetail/NRIS/77001450