Cass County Courthouse
Linden, Texas
 
 
     
 
 
 Completed - 1865
Architect - Charles Ames
Photos: Robert Deering 6/18/2014
 

COUNTY ORGANIZED: 1846

COUNTY NAMED FOR: Lewis Cass, a United States Senator from Michigan who had favored the annexation of Texas.

COUNTY SEATS: Two - Jefferson (now in Marion County) and Linden.

COUNTY SEAT NAMED FOR:  The townsite was laid out by a Major Wood, who named it for his former home in Linden, Tennessee.

COURTHOUSES: Three - Jefferson in 1846; Linden in 1853 and 1865.

STANDING: One - 1865 Classical Revival courthouse built of brick.

RENOVATION: Complete - Rededication February 18, 2012.  With the elemination of most additions and alterations, the builduing now appears as it did in 1934.  Structural changes made over the years makes it imposisble to return the courthouse to its 1865 configuration. 

LOCATION: 100 E Houston St, Linden, TX 75563

 
 

1865 Courthouse
Photo: Texas DoT 1939
 
 
1965 Courthouse
Photo: Robert Deering 8/30/2001
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
     
     
     

 
Cass County Office Building
Completed - 1938

 

Linden, Texas
Photos: Robert Deering
6/18/2014

 
First Baptist Church of Linden
 
Linden City Hall
 
Post Office in Linden