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Taliaferro County Courthouse - Crawfordville, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 33° 33.264 W 082° 53.796
17S E 323931 N 3714361
Quick Description: A large county courthouse sits in the middle of this small Georgia town.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 6/14/2010 7:50:13 AM
Waymark Code: WM91KD
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
Views: 9

Long Description:
Location: Crawfordville

Date Built: 1902

Architectural Style: High Victorian

Designer: Lewis F. Goodrich

Other Information: This is only the county's second courthouse. The first was erected in 1828; it was torn down in 1901 to make way for the present courthouse, completed in 1902.

County History: Taliaferro (pronounced "Tol-i-ver") County was established on Dec. 24, 1825 by an act of the General Assembly (Ga. Laws 1825, p. 58). Created from portions of Greene, Hancock, Oglethorpe, Warren, and Wilkes counties, Georgia's 69th county was named for Col. Benjamin Taliaferro, who served in Revolutionary War and the U.S. House of Representatives (1799-1802).

County Seat: Crawfordville [incorporated in 1826 and named for former U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Treasury William H. Crawford].

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Street address:
113 Monument St
Crawfordville, GA usa

County / Borough / Parish: Taliaferro

Year listed: 1980

Historic (Areas of) Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event

Periods of significance: 1900-1924

Historic function: Government: Courthouse

Current function: Government

Privately owned?: no

Primary Web Site: [Web Link]

Season start / Season finish: Not listed

Hours of operation: Not listed

Secondary Website 1: Not listed

Secondary Website 2: Not listed

National Historic Landmark Link: Not listed

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