Dallas’ Old Red with its newly restored clock tower

The Best Little Courthouses in Texas!

Dallas and Fort Worth

One day tour

Texas is blessed with the nation’s best collection of 19th and 20th century courthouses, colorful and interesting monuments to democracy on a local level.

Dallas and Tarrant Counties (Fort Worth) possess two of the best in the State, especially now that Dallas finished the long-awaited restoration of their building, and has returned the grand tower to the top of the building. For the first time since it was removed in 1919, the Dallas County Courthouse looks as it was meant to be, with an imposing Romanesque tower perched on top, completing the imposing temple of justice.

Your tour will be lead by popular author, storyteller and comedienne Rose-Mary Rumbley. Rose-Mary, one of the most popular speakers in Texas, is working on a history of Dallas County as told by the wyverns perched atop the courthouse.

Be the first on your block to see “OLD RED” as she was designed to be...with a tower on top!

Being sensitive to the fact that we live in the bi-polar Metroplex, we will also tour the already redone Tarrant County Courthouse in Ft Worth. That means you will be able to have lunch on-your-own at one of the many excellent restaurants of your choosing in the Fort Worth Stockyards.

About Your Guide

Reputed to be Dallas' most sought after speaker, Dr. ROSE-MARY RUMBLEY has authored four books, A Century of Class; The Unauthorized History of Dallas; Dallas, Too, all humorous books about Dallas; and What, No Chili?, a children's book about Texas festivals. Rose-Mary is also an accomplished actress, having appeared in the movie Paper Moon with Tatum and Ryan O’Neal, and in several TV productions. She has acted with John Davidson, Ginger Rogers, Van Johnson and Ruta Lee. She was the Chair of the Drama Department at Dallas Baptist University for twelve years and served for seven years on the staff of First Baptist Church of Dallas. Her husband whom she married the day after her college graduation is a percussionist formerly with the Fort Worth Symphony and now playing in ensembles of all kinds all over North Texas. They have raised two children and are now proud grandparents who love to spoil their grandkids.

Tour Highlights

  • Tour of Dallas’ Old Red Courthouse
  • Lunch on your own at the Fort Worth Stockyards
  • Tour of the Fort Worth Courthouse

See Fort Worth’s magnificent pink granite courthouse

Tour Includes

The price of your tour of the DALLAS and TARRANT COUNTY COURTHOUSES includes:

  • Luxury motorcoach transportation.
  • Drinks and snacks on board the motorcoach.
  • Gratuity for the driver.
  • Tours of both Courthouses and museums.

Sure you've seen courthouses before, but you haven't seen them like this!

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