Rusk County Courthouse
Henderson, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1928
Architect - Curtis and Thomas & A. C. Gentry
Photos: Robert Deering 8/30/2001
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1843

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Thomas Jefferson Rusk, who had been secretary of war under President Sam Houston

COUNTY SEATS: One - Henderson

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR: James Pinckney Henderson, statesman, soldier, and first governor of the state of Texas.

COURTHOUSES: Four - 1845, 1854, 1878, 1928.

STANDING: One -1928 Texas Renaissance style courthouse.

 
 

1878 Courthouse
 

1928 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Henderson, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering 8/30/2001

 
Former 1935 Post Office in Henderson