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Old 10-05-2013, 05:07 PM   #100
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Thomas County Courthouse, Thomasville, GA






Location: Thomasville

GPS Coordinates: 30.83881, 83.98177

Date Built: 1858, remodeled 1888

Architectural Style: Greek Revival (1858), Classical/Victorian elements added 1888

Designer: John Wind (1858), unknown (1888 remodeling)




The legislation creating Thomas County provided that superior and inferior courts initially would be held in the house of Charles Kingsley. Reportedly, a log cabin was subsequently built in Thomasville to serve as the county's first courthouse. This simple structure was followed by a larger courthouse, presumably built of wood. The present courthouse -- a three-story brick building -- was originally constructed in 1858. It underwent a major remodeling in 1888, with subsequent renovations in 1909, 1918, 1922, and 1937.
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