Brazos County Courthouse - Dec. 26th, 2018

Visit the 1955 Brazos County Courthouse in Bryan, Texas

The 6th courthouse for the county named after the Brazos River

Found at the intersection of Texas & William Joel Bryan Pkwy

East side of the courthouse seen from Texas Ave

In 1954 before "urban renewel", Brazos County commissioners decided they needed a modern courthouse with smooth concrete and no tower

The 1892 Victorian courthouse was demolished in 14 days to clear the land

State of Texas Centennial marker found at most county courthouses

Created from Washington Co. in 1841 and renamed from Navasota Co. in 1842

Cornerstone of 1892 courthouse foolishly torn down as too small and old

City named for prominent area leader & Stephen F. Austin's nephew

The father of Brazos County secured the location here of Texas A&M

Brazos Co. Confederate Commissioners Ct created legal tender during war

The 3rd courthouse built in Bryan after it became county seat in 1866

The eyesore 1892 courthouse torn down in favor of modernization