Calhoun County Courthouse - January 8, 2018

Visit the 1959 Calhoun County Courthouse in Port Lavaca, Tx

The fifth Calhoun County courthouse and 3rd in Port Lavaca

County named for a South Carolina politician who advocated Texas statehood and was VP under President JQ Adams and Jackson

County seat moved here after 1886 hurricane destroyed Indianola

1959 courthouse replace the 1911 classical revival courthouse

County residents KIA listed on the courthouse outer walls

Southeast corner of the courthouse from Leona & Ann Streets

Northwest side from Live Oak Street in the setting sun

Military took over Matagorda Island during WWII

Hurricanes in 1875 and 1886 destroyed the prior County Seat

Hartzog served as representative, county judge & played for the NY Giants

The 4th Calhoun County Courthouse built in 1911