The Shelby County Courthouse Square has been added to the Majestic Castles Road Trip to Texas according to the recent January posting.
A photo of the courthouse can be found on their site with a map of the entire road trip. (This Road Trip To Texas' Most Majestic Castles Is Like Something From A Fairytale)
Nine cities were listed as having majestic architectural design and included Kerrville, Burnett, Dallas, Center, Galveston, San Antonio and Galveston.
“This grandiose courthouse in Center was built in 1885 and is meant to be reminiscent of an Irish Castle. Today it’s the visitor’s center for Shelby County and is open to the public daily,” is captioned under the photo and written by Katie Lawrence contributor to the Only in Your State site.
The historic courthouse was built by J.J. E. Gibson an Irish immigrant and is located on the downtown square in Center, Texas.
Colorful stories exist regarding the secret chambers Mr. Gibson was instructed to add to the building to allow for a quick escape when necessary.
The road trip is designed to open the eyes to the majestic beauty found within the borders of Texas. A map is also available on-line outlining the route.
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Majestic Castles Road Trip can be found on Google and Facebook