Hood County Courthouse - March 14th, 2018

Visit the 1890 Hood County Courthouse in Granbury, TX

The county's 5th courthouse was built in the French Second Empire Style

Two "cornerstones" within the columned main entrance

1890 County clerks, attorney & sheriff are listed

City named for Confederate General killed in Franklyn, TN in 1864

County named for Confederate General who lost leg at Chickamauga

Walk to the west side of courthouse viewed from Houston Street

UT Lawyer who was the 1st female county attorney in the state of TX

Confederate memorial in the northwest corner of the courthouse square

Town namesake General Granbury who died in battle during the Civil War

The north and back side, viewed from Bridge Street, has a gazebo

1890 cornerstone laid by the Granbury Lodge

East side of the courthouse viewed from Crockett Street

Walk upstairs to the second floor courtroom

The courtroom was restored to its original 2-story configuration in 2008

Hall Safe & Lock Co. keeps records safe 127 years later!