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Van Zandt County marks 75 years of courthouse service
By Terry Britt
Staff Writer

CANTON–Van Zandt County celebrated a landmark Friday – with the courthouse’s 75th anniversary rededication ceremony. The county’s government seat has stood in downtown Canton since 1937.
With most local elected officials in attendance, along with state and federal officials or their representatives, a crowd of more than 100 people witnessed some of the work of the Van Zandt County Historical Commission.
Lawrence Greer presented a detailed — and, at times, somewhat colorful — biographical summary of the three past county judges, pictured in restored oil paintings from the commission.
Those paintings will be displayed in the courthouse and are the start of what will become a full series of such paintings.

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