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Williamson County Courthouse

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1911, C. H. Page and Brother; 2007 restoration, 1113 Architects. 710 Main St.

This Classical Revival building, the fifth courthouse to occupy the square, replaced a stately Victorian-era building more contemporaneous in style to the surrounding commercial buildings. The three-story buff brick building has projecting porches with Ionic columns on each facade, reflecting the traditional cross-axial plan. The tripartite wall elevations include a quasi-rusticated base with segmental-arched openings, a two-story main section with Ionic pilasters, and a banded frieze of brick and stone. A low copper dome with four clocks and a statue of Justice crown the composition. The courthouse was restored with funding from the Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program.

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Gerald Moorhead et al.
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Gerald Moorhead et al., "Williamson County Courthouse", [Georgetown, Texas], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/TX-01-BT22.

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Cover: Buildings of Texas

Buildings of Texas, Gerald Moorhead and contributors. Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2013, 106-106.

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