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Historic Texas Courthouses

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Michael A. Andrews
Photography by Paul Hester & Lisa Hardaway
Foreword by Richard Moe

Hardcover
275 full-color photos

After the Civil War, Texas was a wild frontier beyond the reaches of the law. Courthouses became symbols of progress, stability, fortitude and hope. Historic Texas Courthouses features 100 landmark courthouses in Texas with details about the artisans, materials, methods and stories of spirited competitions by towns for the trophy of being designated “county seat.”

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About the Author

Author Michael Andrews has long been a friend of historic preservation, both during his time as a U. S. Congressman from Texas and later as a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Trust for Historic Preservation. He is an attorney practicing in Washington, D.C., where he lives with his wife, Ann.

This unique book offers lessons in alternative energy through a maze of historical stops, weaving adventure and education into one.”
 The Weatherford Democrat


“Beautifully illustrated” and “stunning photography…even non-Texans will find Historic Texas Courthouses an enjoyable read.”
Texas Highways

“Best Texas Book of 2006” – Texas Reads syndicated columnist, Glenn Dromgoole

“A beautiful book, not only is it a great source of information, but is a pleasure to look at the gorgeous colored pictures. It would make a wonderful Christmas gift for anyone.” – Mexia Daily News

“This book is packed with enough ‘visual knockouts’ to delight lovers of old buildings in Texas and beyond.”
– Preservation magazine

“As elegant as the architecture it showcases…none surpasses this one for visual impact” – Austin American Statesman