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Historic Cameron County Courthouse 1882

Location – Brownsville

Architect – J. N. Preston

built – 1882/83

Cameron County has 3 standing courthouses. The modern courthouse – where district court is held. The 1912 Courthouse – where the County Commissioner’s Court is held. Both are displayed in the County Collections – Cameron County.

This courthouse date from the 1880’s , missing its tower and front porch and currently serves as the Masonic lodge in Brownsville.  The tower was knocked down by a hurricane.

The photo to the left is an early drawing of the complete

1882 Cameron County Courthouse downloaded from

Texas Escapes.com.

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Return to Cameron County Courthouse

go to Historic Cameron County Jails


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