Groesbeck, TX Old Courthouse Fire, May 1954

Fire Destroys Old Courthouse

Groesbeck, Texas AP - An explosion and fire early Sunday destroyed the old Limestone County courthouse which had recently housed the Williams Farm Service company.

The courthouse was built in 1891 to replace one that burned in 1890. Use of it was discontinued in 1924 when a new building was constructed.

An estimate of damage was $50,000.

Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 17 May 1954