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Re-dedication of Newton County Courthouse

Newton, Texas - The historic Newton County Courthouse, built in 1903, has been newly restored through the Texas Historical Commission's Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program. The official rededication ceremony will take place at NOON on the County Courthouse Square.

Truman Dougharty, Newton County Judge; Rep. Mike Hamilton (R-Mauriceville); Rep. James White (R-Hillister); Dawn Glover, Senator Robert Nichols's District Coordinator; Judge Joe Bob Golden, Retired District Judge; and Mark Wolfe, Executive Director of Texas Historical Commission will speak.

Who: Newton County Historical Commission
What:Rededication of the restored Newton County Courthouse
When:December 8, 2012 at NOON
Where:Courthouse Square. Call 409-379-5527
Why:The Newton County Courthouse restoration is complete.

The Texas Historic Courthouse Preservation Program was established in 1999 by Gov. George W. Bush and the Texas Legislature to restore Texas' county courthouse to their original splendor and make them safe, functional and a source of pride for Texas communities. The Texas Historical Commission created and administers the $247 million grant program.

The Texas Historical Commission is the state agency for historic preservation. The agency administers a variety of programs to preserve the archeological, historical and cultural resources of Texas. www.thc.state.tx.us

Re-dedication of Newton County Courthouse

Saturday, December 8 2012, 02:00 PM CST
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