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Decatur Historical Courthouse

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Monuments, Historic Sites, School Trip, Educational
101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA
URL: Decatur Historical Courthouse...  Phone: 404-373-1088
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Activity Overview

Decatur Historical Courthouse is a national historic landmark that was built in 1898, the historic courthouse is located in Decatur, Georgia, a minutes drive from Atlanta. The original courthouse building was built in the 1820's, and the present structure of the courthouse was constructed in 1898. The courthouse has a neoclassical architecture, the courthouse was converted into a museum for historical preservation in 1983. The courthouse was repaired, renovated and expanded many times in its lifetime. The historic courthouse offers guided tours to its visitors. The museum exhibits are open Monday to Friday all year round.

Things to Do

  • You can take a guided tour of the historic courthouse and learn about its history and architecture, and learn about the early settlers of the area.
  • The main floor of the court house features educational exhibits, view the civil war collection, dairy farming exhibit, the ranch house exhibit, a photography exhibit and more.
  • Take the civil war walking tour and learn about a personal perspective on the civil war.
  • The historic courthouse is reserved for dinners, parties, weddings and more.
  • The gift shop of the DeKalb history center sells many historic books.
  • Many restaurants in the vicinity of the history center.

Decatur Historic Courthouse Insider Tips

  • History tours of the courthouse should be reserved in advance.
  • Parking is paid.

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