Cornerstone of the Fourth Courthouse

Cornerstone of the Fourth Courthouse (HM1DM3)

Location: Huntsville, TX 77340 Walker County
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Country: United States of America
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N 30° 43.388', W 95° 33.049'

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This building was completed in 1899 and was used until the courthouse and the third floor were destroyed by fire early on the morning of December 24th 1968. No records were lost in the fire and later that day all the county offices were moved to an empty building a block away. A "County Village" (7th St. and Avenue M) was constructed in early 1969 where all of the county offices were located until September of 1970 when the present courthouse (fifth) was completed.

Most of the bricks of the old courthouse were sold and used to build a large home in the River Oaks section of Houston, TX. Bricks surrounding this cornerstone are from the old courthouse.
HM NumberHM1DM3
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Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 4:06am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 255744 N 3401697
Decimal Degrees30.72313333, -95.55081667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 30° 43.388', W 95° 33.049'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds30° 43' 23.28" N, 95° 33' 2.94" W
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Area Code(s)409, 936
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1100-1198 12th St, Huntsville TX 77340, US
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