DeWitt County Courthouse - July 9th, 2018

Visit the DeWitt County Courthouse in Cuero

The third County Courthouse built, the two priors in 1847 & 1858

Fantastic detail in the Richardson Romanesque building

The sandstone & granite courthouse has a six story clocktower

The 10 Commandments are displayed across the street

With the way to salvation printed on the bac

So . . . visiting courthouses is one way to salvation

The Chisholm Trail originated near Cuero in 1866

CSA General Buchel, from Prussia, also fought the 1846 Mexican War

Buchel died at the Battle of Pleasant Hill near the Red River in 1864

View from the NW courthouse square corner at Gonzales & Live Oak

Continue to the north side viewed from Live Oak Street

Zoom in on the colors and textures of the stones around the windows

Photo of the interior through the north side door's window

Cornerstone laid by the Mason's in 1894 found on the north side

Find a small door by the east side entrance

Space inside the circular column provides enough room for a lawnmower

Windowed columns climb to the 2nd floor viewed from Clinton Street

Attempt a photo of the courtroom through the window, need a hat!

Southside view with wheelchair ramp from Courthouse Street

Circle around back to the front of the impressive courthouse

Memorial to DeWitt County veterans lossed during WWI, WWII & Korea

Nockenut Cemetery in nearby Nixon is a nano navigation to the northwest

Maria's pot pies & catch phrase "Watch your junk" are now equally famous