The Lodges on Lincoln – Selma, Alabama A photo of the Historic Dallas County Courthouse, now officially the Joseph T. Smitherman Historic Building, in Selma, Alabama. Constructed in 1847, the Greek Revival building served as the Dallas County Courthouse from 1866 to 1901. The historic Selma courthouse currently houses the Vaughan-Smitherman Museum. The Historic Dallas County Courthouse is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. This photo © Capitolshots Photography, ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.