Colorado County Historical Markers

District Court Tree

Marker location: Travis & Walnut Sts., Columbus on Courthouse Square

Marker erected: 1969

Marker Text:
In 1837 this Oak sheltered Texas jurors. Courthouse was unfinished because logs coming down-river for building had swept past in strong current. R. M. Williamson, presiding, was called "Three-Legged Willie" due to appearance: He had good leg, crippled leg, and wooden leg.


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