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Posted on: January 16, 2024

Courthouse-on-the-Square to close to public for repairs

Side view of Denton County historical courthouse in downtown Denton, Texas

The Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square (CHOS) will be closed to the public beginning on Monday, January 22, 2024, with reopening slated for fall of 2024. The closure is to replace the HVAC system in the historic building.

The Denton County Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum featuring “Team Spirit, the History of Public High Schools in Denton County” will be open this week through Saturday. The hours are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday. Admission is free.

During the CHOS closure, individuals can still reach out to the Office of History & Culture for help with research requests by calling 940-349-2850 to schedule an appointment.

In addition, the Denton County Historical Park at 317 W. Mulberry St. will still be available to the public. The park includes the Bayless-Selby House, the Denton County African American Museum, and the Taylor Log Cabin. One upcoming event is the Quakertown Park Walking Tour at 1 p.m. on Feb. 16.

Visit @CHOSmuseum on Facebook or www.dentoncounty.gov/CHOS for the latest information on upcoming events.

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