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Hamilton County Courthouse - Chattanooga, Tennessee
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member BackBrakeBilly
N 35° 02.914 W 085° 18.412
16S E 654417 N 3879739
Quick Description: Hamilton County Courthouse in Chattanooga Tennessee.
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 10/13/2007 8:11:33 AM
Waymark Code: WM2CR2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 168

Long Description:
A strikingly beautiful new building, the Hamilton County Courthouse, was dedicated in 1913. It stands where the earlier structure had been struck by lightning in the violent storm of 7 May 1910. The new building, designed by Reuben H. Hunt, who began his architectural career in the area in the 1880s, cost $350,000. It featured Tennessee gray marble, a glazed tile roof, and a colored-glass dome. On the courthouse grounds were placed statues honoring Confederate General A. P. Stewart of Tennessee, who campaigned in the area in 1863, and John Ross, Indian Chief, Loyal Cherokee, Great American.
Year Built: 1913

Current Use of Building: Courthouse

Level of Courts: County

Architect: Reuben H. Hunt

Dates this building was used to house judicial proceedings: 1913 - present

Physical Address:
625 Georgia Avenue Chattanooga, TN 37402

Hours: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 4:00pm except Designated Holidays

Related Website: Not listed

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