Bonham, TX Fannin County Courthouse Fire, Dec 1929

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COURTHOUSE BURNS DOWN.

FANNIN COUNTY STRUCTURE COST $200,000.

Bonham, Jan. 1. (AP) -- The Fannin county courthouse here was destroyed by fire yesterday afternoon. Fire departments from Honey Grove and Paris were summoned but arrived too late to save the building.

The structure, built many years ago, was said to have cost $200,000. Nearly all county records were destroyed.

The Port Arthur News Texas 1930-01-01