Falls County Courthouse - March 15th, 2018

Visit the 1939 Falls County Courthouse in Marlin, TX

This 5th courthouse replaced the 1888 courthouse with tall clock tower

Memorial to Falls County residents who gave all during WWII

Designed in the Art Moderne style and covered with Austin shellstone

West side of the courthouse viewed from Craik Street

North side (back) of the courthouse viewed from Fortune Street

TX Sesquicentennial memorial to the early settlers of Falls County

Falls Co. residents who participated in notable TX history events

Northeast corner of the courthouse from Fortune & Ward Streets

Memorial fountain to confederate soldiers

Erected in 1925 and similar to a Galveston Rosenberg fountain

Courthouse cornerstone was levelled in 1939 by Marlin Lodge

Southeast corner view of the courthouse from Bridge & Ward Streets

Cornerstone and Bell from the 4th Courthouse built in 1888

Go inside and climb the stairs up to the second floor courtroom

No court in session this Thursday afternoon

The county was named after the falls along the Brazos River

3-story central entry tower w/key pattern stonework across the tower parapet