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An original door was found.
Original door hinge found.
Original cresting was
found.
Original ceiling was
found in the courthouse vaults.
Some of the original bricks
were found buried plus
another 20,000+ had to be purchased.
A 1876 dime was found
on the courthouse
grounds.
An abandoned cistern
was found.
An 1889 clock was purchased and restored.
Container for cornerstone
and bottle of wine.
Cornerstone was
rededicated.
Birds were found in the
courthouse not paying rent.
Snakes were found.
Many meetings were
held.
The original bell was
restored.
The Dickson monument
was restored.
The original
foundation of the
Dickson monument (1894)
was discovered.  The restored Dickson monument was returned to its original place.
Marker was found.
Equipment was
stuck in the mud.
Snow fell on Christmas
day 2004. 
 
The bell was taken to
each elementary school in
the county. Teachers and
children had the
opportunity to ring the bell.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:                              CONTACT: Debbi Head, 512/463-4565

DATE: April 8, 2005  

 

STATE OFFICIALS TO RING COURTHOUSE  BELL

 

                AUSTIN, Texas –– In an effort to thank the Texas Legislature for making it possible for
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The air conditioning
duct was made, installed,
removed, remade and reinstalled.
Power cable installed,
ripped up (accident),
repaired.
The cresting was made, installed, removed, recoated
and reinstalled.
   
Some of the windows were
made, installed, removed,
reinstalled for various
reasons.
Asbestos was removed.

Fund raisers were well
supported.
Visitors from other
counties.
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