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Historic Federal Courthouses
Galveston, Texas (1861)
U.S. Court House (1917)
Completed in 1861.
Supervising Architect: Ammi B. Young
Extension completed in 1918.
Supervising Architect of extension: James A. Wetmore
The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas met here until 1891; the U.S. Circuit Court for the Eastern District of Texas met here from 1862 until 1891; the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Texas met here from 1917 until 1937.
Now leased by the Government Services Administration to the Galveston Historical Foundation.