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Set among magnolia trees in the center of town, the structure was built in 1891 in Second Empire style with locally made brick. It features a neo-classic copper dome and a working, four-face Seth Thomas clock. A magnificent stained glass dome is above the original 1890 judge's bench, bailiff box, and witness stand in the District Courtroom.

Location: P.O. Box 236, Milam Street, Columbus Texas Telephone 409-732-2604 Fax 409-732-9389

Other History nearby:
(Flatonia) Arnim and Lane Mercantile
(Brenham) Brenham Heritage Museum
(Columbus) Colorado County Courthouse
(Richmond) Decker Park
(Wharton) Dickson Monument
(Flatonia) E.A. Arnim Archives and Museum

07/23 Coming to The Columbus area
Pearland Crawfish Festival Pearland TX April5-7 Great crawfish, food, music, and fun.
Old Settlers Music Festival Driftwood TX April18-21 Central Texas' signature music event featuring Grammy-winning Americana, arts and craft, camping, food, and libations.
Austin Yoga Conference Austin TX May11-12 Mehtab, Kyra Haglund, Charlotte Matsumura, and Gioconda are among the master yoga teachers who will appear at the Austin Yoga Conference.
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Great Texas Mosquito Festival Clute TX July25-27 Many booths with a variety of foods, along with arts and crafts and more. The carnival provides three days of fun for children and adults.
Houston Hot Sauce Festival Houston TX September21-22 The Houston Hot Sauce Festival, conducted in September, showcases everything from sauce, salsa and spices to jams, jellies and pickles. The festival also features cooking demonstrations and on stage entertainment.