Smith County Courthouse
Tyler, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1954
Architect -  Thomas, Jameson & Merrell
Photos: Robert Deering 8/31/2001
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1846

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Gen. James Smith, a hero of the Texas Revolution and a prominent military figure in the Republic of Texas.

COUNTY SEATS: One - Tyler

COUNTY NAMED FOR: President John Tyler in recognition of his support for admitting Texas to the United States.

COUTHOUSES: Five - 1846, 1848, 1851, 1910, and 1955.

STANDING: One - 1955 Modern courthouse built of concrete, brick, and stone.

 
 

1851 Courthouse
 
 
1910 Courthouse
Photo: ca1930
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Tyler, Texas
Photo: Robert Deering
8/31/2001

 
First Baptist Church of Tyler