Callahan County Courthouse
Baird, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1929
Architect -  Voelcker & Dixon
Photos: Robert Deering 9/15/2003
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1877

COUNTY NAMED FOR: James Hughes Callahan, a survivor of the Goliad Massacre and leader of the Callahan expedition.

COUNTY SEATS: Two - Belle Plain and Baird

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Railroad surveyor and engineer Matthew Baird.

COURTHOUSES: Four - Belle Plain in 1877; Baird in 1883, 1884, and 1929

STANDING: One - 1929 Texas Renaissance courthouse built of brick.

 
 
 
1884 Courthouse
 

1929 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

 

Baird, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering 9/15/2003

 
First Baptist Church of Baird