Murray County Courthouse

Courthouse Sq., Chatsworth, Georgia

Brick two story courthouse

Photos 

Front (East side)

Photo taken by Eddie Douthitt in July 2010

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Street Views 

Description 

Inscription on cornerstone:

MURRAY COUNTY COURTHOUSE

Erected 1916 Commission for Roads and Revenues

D.R. Dunn Chairman T.M. Hemphill J.A. McGhee

Jesse M. Sellers, Attorney

W.B. Robinson Clerk of Court

J.M. Campbell, Ordinary

T.P. Ramsey, Tax Collector

W.J. Holcomb, Tax Receiver

B.H. (Mike) Wilbanks, Sheriff

R.N. Steed, County School Commissioner

Alexander Blair, Architect

H. J. Carr & Co., Builders

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on September 18, 1980
Reference number
80001123
Architectural styles
Late 19th and 20th Century Revival: Classical Revival; Other architectural type; Palladian adaptation
Areas of significance
Economics; Law; Politics/Government; Architecture; Communications
Level of significance
State
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic functions
Courthouse; Correctional facility
Current functions
Correctional facility; Courthouse
Period of significance
1900-1924
Significant year
1916
Number of properties
Contributing buildings: 2

Update Log 

  • July 5, 2010: New photos from Eddie Douthitt
  • July 3, 2010: New Street View added by Eddie Douthitt

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