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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 8:21:20 AM
Waymark Code: WM2CR3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 134

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.
Street address:
624 Georgia Ave.
Chattanooga , TN USA
37402


County / Borough / Parish: Hamilton

Year listed: 1978

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Government

Current function: Government

Privately owned?: no

Hours of operation: From: 8:00 AM To: 4:00 PM

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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