Childress County Courthouse – Childress TX

Description

The historic Childress County Courthouse in downtown Childress, Texas was built with the aid of federal Public Works Administration (PWA) funds. The PWA supplied a grant of $101,250 toward the project, whose total cost was $223,635. Construction occurred between November 1938 and November 1939. The New Deal building replaced a 1891 courthouse.

PWA Docket No. TX W1472.

Source notes

http://www.texasescapes.com/TexasPanhandleTowns/Childress-County-Courthouse-Texas.htm

National Archives: Record Group 135: Public Works Administration; Projects Control Division; Entry 52: Indices to Non-Federal Projects; Report No. 5: Status of All Completed Non-Federal Allotted Projects, page 185.

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on April 3, 2015.

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Location Info


100 Avenue E NW
Childress, TX 79201

Coordinates: 34.426142, -100.205219

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