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UPSHUR COUNTY COURTHOUSE
County Seat - Gilmer, Texas

Upshur County has had five courthouses:
1846, 1848, 1871, 1889 and 1933

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Upshur County courthouse, Gilmer Texas
Upshur County courthouse
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, December 2006

The Present Upshur County Courthouse
Gilmer, Texas

Date - 1933
Architect - Elmer G. Withers
Style - Modern
Material - Brick

Photographer's Note:
The architect, Elmer G. Withers, incorporated some of the same architectural features, such as the stepped massing and triple-arched entrance, seen in the 1932 Young County courthouse which he also designed. - Terry Jeanson
Upshur County Courthouse front entrance, Gilmer TX
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, December 2006
Upshur County Courthouse cornerstone, Gilmer TX
Cornerstone for the 1933 courthouse with the date of 1936. (?)
Photo courtesy Terry Jeanson, December 2006
Upshur County courthouse, Gilmer Texas
Photo courtesy Barclay Gibson, 2007
Upshur County courthouse, Gilmer TX vintage photo
Upshur County Courthouse as it appeared in 1939
Photo courtesy TXDoT
Upshur County courthouse, Gilmer TX 1930s vintage postcard
Upshur County Courthouse in the 1930s
Postcard courtesy THC
Upshur County Courthouse Gilmer TX old post card
Early view of the 1933 Upshur County Courthouse
Postcard courtesy www.rootsweb.com/ %7Etxpstcrd/

The 1889 Upshur County Courthouse
Gilmer, Texas

Cost $30,000
1889 Upshur County Courthouse, Gilmer Texas, 1921 photos
1889 Upshur County Courthouse as it appeared in 1921
Postcard courtesy TXDoT
1889 Upshur County Courthouse, Gilmer Texas, 1909 old postcard
1889 Upshur County Courthouse as it appeared in 1909
Postcard courtesy THC

1871 Upshur County Courthouse
Gilmer, Texas

Cost $6500.
Burned November 25, 1888

1848 Upshur County Courthouse
Gilmer, Texas

Built with boards from Hoover Brothers' Big Sandy Creek saw mill.
Burned November 25, 1868

1846 Upshur County Courthouse
Gilmer, Texas

Before Gilmer was relocated

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