Old Hardin - Kountze, Hardin County, Texas
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Directions: off FM 326, 3 mi. south of Kountze
Marker #: 5199011153
Year Dedicated: 1970
Size, type: 20" x 20"
Last reported condition: Fair
Old Hardin - Founded 1859 as first county seat of Hardin County, created in 1858. Prospered until bypassed by Sabine & East Texas Railroad in 1881. A fire of suspicious origin razed the Courthouse here on Aug. 8, 1886. In an 1887 election, Kountze, on the railroad, was named the county seat.
Decimal degrees:  N 30.351347   W -94.346898
Degrees, minutes: N 30 21.081   W 094 20.814
UTM: Zone 15, Easting 370549, Northing 3358487
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