Foard County Courthouse
Crowell, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1910
Architect - Elmer G. Withers
Photos: Robert Deering 4/14/2003
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1891

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Robert Levi Foard, an attorney and soldier.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Crowell.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: George T. Crowell, owner of the townsite.

COURTHOUSES: Two - 1891 and 1910

STANDING: One -1910 courthouse built of brick and stone. Originally a Classical Revial structure, the building was badly damaged by a tornado in 1942 losing the clock tower and other distinguising features. It was remodeled into a Texas Renaissance appearance.

 
 
 
1910 Courthouse
Before Modifications