Llano, TX Courthouse Fire, Jan 1892
Courthouse at Llano.
LLANO, Tex., Jan. 23.---At 5 o'clock this morning the courthouse was burned to the ground and everything totally destroyed except the papers and records of the clerk's office. The building was one of the handsomest in west Texas, completed in 1885, cost $40,000 and was insured for 21,000. The fire originated in the sheriff's office, whether by accident or incendiary is not known.
Dallas Morning News, Dallas, TX 24 Jan 1892
Transcribed by Linda Horton. Thank you, Linda!