Gaines County Courthouse
Seminole, Texas
 Completed - 1919
Architect - Sanguinet & Staats
Photos: Robert Deering 4/5/2005


COUNTY NAMED FOR: James Gaines, a merchant who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Seminole.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Seminole Wells, a local watering hole.

COURTHOUSES: Three - 1906, 1919, and 1955.

STANDING: One -The 1919 courthouse is buried inside a 1955 remodeling and expansion project.

1919 Courthouse Before Modifications
Photo: Texas DoT 1939

1919 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 1975

1919 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 4/5/2005


Seminole, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering 4/5/2005

First Baptist Church of Seminole