Gillespie County Courthouse
Fredericksburg, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1939
Architect - Edward Stein
Photos: Robert Deering 9/3/2013
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1848

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Capt. Robert A. Gillespie, a hero of the Mexican War

COUNTY SEATS: One - Fredericksburg.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Prince Frederick of Prussia, an influential member of the Adelsverein.

COURTHOUSES: Three - 1854, 1882, and 1939.

STANDING: Two -

  • The 1882 Italiante limestone courthouse, which now serves as a library.
  • The 1939 courthouse is a Modern design built of brick with tile accents.
 
 
 
 
1882 Courthouse
 
 
1939 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 
 
 
 
 
 



 

 

Gillespie County Courthouse
Fredericksburg, Texas

 
 Completed - 1882
Architect - Alfred Giles
Photos: Robert Deering 9/3/2013

     
   
 

 
Old Gillespie County Jail
Completed - 1885

 

 

Fredericksburg, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 9/3/2013



Vintage Houses

City Hall
  

Former U. S. Post Office
Now County Annex Building

Holy Ghost Lutherian Church

Gillespie County Historical Society
Old First Methodist Church

St. Mary's Catholic Church