Oldham County Courthouse
Vega, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1915
Architect -  O. G. Roquemore
Photos: Robert Deering 4/3/2005
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1880

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Williamson Simpson Oldham, pioneer Texas lawyer and Confederate senator.

COUNTY SEATS: Two - Tascosa and Vega

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: Vega is Spanish for "plain" or "meadow."

COURTHOUSES: Two - Tascosa 1884; Vega 1915

STANDING: Two -

  • 1884 farmhouse style courthouse built of sandstone is now a museum on Cal Farley's Boys Ranch.
  • 1915 Classical Revival courthouse was remodeled in 1967, removing the hipped roof.
 
 
 
1884 Courthouse in Tascosa
Now a Museum on Cal Farley's Boys Ranch
Photo: Courtesy of Cal Farley's
 
 
1915 Courthouse in Vega
Before Modifications
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Vega, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 4/3/2005

 
First Baptist Church of Vega