Washington Co. Courthouse - June 24th, 2018

Visit the 1940 Washington County Courthouse in Brenham

The 4th in Brenham and the 6th overall in Washington County

The gazebo is on the south side of the courthouse off Alamo Street

Brenham returned to celebrating Maifest despite wars with Germany twice

Walk to the west side beyond the gazebo along Park Street

White limestone courthouse designed in the art moderne style

Thin west side of the long courthouse from Park Street

Identical north side with trees in different locations for other views

Monument to fallen officers serving the city & county

Washington County was the most populous in the state during the Civil War

Memorial honoring all who served & those who paid the supreme sacrifice

Focus on the north side entry way with cast alumninum fixtures

Aluminum eagles adorn the entryways on all four sides of the courthouse

Courthouse cornerstone is in the northeast side of the building

Cornerstone laid in 1939 and courthouse completed in 1940

Eastside clock not at correct time, no six hour tour of this courthouse

View of the structure from the SE corner at Baylor & Alamo

Judge & County Commissioners did much to run the Civil War effort

Back to the south side entrance of the symmetrical courthouse

Flags wave before the aluminum eagle forever at attention