The home and saloon of Judge Roy Bean are part of the Visitors’ Center operated by the Texas Department of Transportation in Langtry. In 1998, TexDOT renovated the site including a significant restoration of the Bean home, commonly called the Opera House.
The ribbon-cutting was conducted by dignitaries including State Representative Pete Gallego.
The Bean Saloon is a Recorded Texas Historic Landmark.
State officials addressed the crowd.
The Bean Home/Opera House is shown here, newly restored and open to the public.
Judge Roy Bean made an appearance.
The Judge held court as visitors watched.