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Cass County Courthouse Historical Marker


Location of sign - 100 E Houston Street, Linden, Texas


Photo taken- April 2008


Cass County Court House

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne


Text of sign:


Cass County Courthouse


When county was organized, 1846, courthouse was in Jefferson (now in Marion County created from Cass in 1860).  Linden was

made county seat 1852.  A frame courthouse was built here, 1853.


This brick structure begun in 1860, was not completed until after the Civil War ended 1865.  It cost $9,877.00.


It was enlarged in 1900 and 1917, after a fire in 1933, third floor was added.  Courthouse now is valued at $1,000,000.00.

Site of early work of 20th century U.S. Congressman Wright Patman and Texas Supreme Court Justice Ralph Hicks Harvey.


Recorded Texas Historic Landmark 1967


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