Robertson County Courthouse

Robertson County Courthouse (HM290E)

Location: Franklin, TX 77856 Robertson County
Country: United States of America

N 31° 1.615', W 96° 29.217'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 13 views
Inscription
Erected in 1882 at a cost of $30,000, this white limestone building is the fourth to serve as Robertson County Courthouse.
In 1879 the county seat had been moved for the fifth time, to Morgan, on the International & Great Northern Railroad. But because Texas already had a post office named Morgan, the town was renamed Franklin for the first county seat, which was named for pioneer Will Franklin.
Plans for a courthouse were begun that year; and in 1881 the construction was started under F. E. Ruffini, architect. Since then the building has been remodeled.
Details
HM NumberHM290E
Tags
Year Placed1968
Placed ByTexas State Historical Survey Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018 at 7:03pm PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)14R E 739879 N 3435297
Decimal Degrees31.02691667, -96.48695000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 1.615', W 96° 29.217'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 1' 36.9" N, 96° 29' 13.02" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)979
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 215 N Center St, Franklin TX 77856, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Nearby Markersshow on map
Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?