Wise County Courthouse

Dallas & the Panhandle Plains

Decatur's 1896 Wise County Courthouse is a marvel in pink granite. It cost $110,000, which sparked an outcry among tax-hating voters who promptly voted out of office the responsible public officials. Some things never change.

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1. Courthouse on the Square Museum

26.32 MILES

By day, pop into the Courthouse on the Square Museum inside the grandiose 1896 former courthouse for local lore and an amazing display of art created with…

2. Bureau of Engraving & Printing

26.88 MILES

Fort Worth is one of two US locations where the nation prints its paper currency. This US Treasury facility 8 miles north of the Stockyards produces the…