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go to Historic Reagan County Courthouse (ruins – Stiles)
County Seat – Big Lake
Built – 1927
Architect – David Castle
Style – Texas Renaissance
Photos taken – 11/9/15
Runnels county is booming with oil!! You see the traffic from oilfields everywhere. But you also see loads of oilfield trucks parked and sitting idle. So it’s a mixed bag here. But make no mistake – oil is king here, along with a fair amount of cotton fields.
The courthouse is non-descript inside and out. When making that claim to someone in the courthouse, she pointed out the one point of interest, the “strike matches Here” signs. There are about 4 of them in the building. We’ve never seen them in any other courthouse.