Victoria County Courthouse - January 7, 2018

Visit Victoria, TX to see the 1892 Victoria County Courthouse

Built in the Romanesque Revival style

TX Centennial Monument has the city named in 1824, county in 1836

Cornerstone of the 1892 County Courthouse

Fantastic details cover the ornate courthouse

Columns made of pink granite similar to the state capitol

One prior courthouse was built in the square in 1849

Victoria County proudly supported the CSA during the civil war

Art Deco, depression era county jail sits behind the courthouse

View of the courthouse on the right with jail on the left

Turn back on Bridge Street and walk toward the new courthouse

The 3rd Victoria County courthouse was built in 1967

Honor Roll Memorial to those KIA in the World War

Memorial to Victoria County residents KIA in WWII

Entry way to the "new" fifty year old 1967 courthouse

Cornerstone plaque listing county judge & commissioners on its opening

Covered pathway between the old and new courthouse

A working clock is one of many excellent details on the courthouse

Rose was a CSA soldier, newspaper editor and author

De Leon originally called it Plaza de la Constitucion

Six Flags of Texas with passages carved in the stone on the founders

CSA Soldier monument in Deleon Plaza

Erected in 1912 - On Civilization's Height, Immutable They Stand

Directly across the street, the Victoria Bank began

1895 two story commercial building still stands beyond the plaza

The O'Conner Proctor Building was built as a rancher's office

Looking west from Main Street toward the Plaza's center Gazebo

And the 1892 and 1967 courthouses beyond the oaks of Deleon Plaza