Old Courthouse - 1848

Old Courthouse - 1848 (HMPK7)

Location: Buena Vista, GA 31803 Marion County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 22.83', W 84° 26.45'

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This courthouse built in 1848 at a cost of $1,637 replaced one built in 1839 and was burned in 1845. The courthouse now in use was built at Buena Vista, then Pea Ridge, in 1850 when the county seat was moved. The first courthouse in Marion County was at Horry. Members of Marion Lodge No. 14 F. & A.M. established in 1840 have met in this old courthouse since its construction. Prior to this they met in the courthouse that was burned. This courthouse now marks the exact center of the new city limits established by incorporation in 1953.
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HM NumberHMPK7
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number098-4
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 8:14am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 740757 N 3585493
Decimal Degrees32.38050000, -84.44083333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.83', W 84° 26.45'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 49.80" N, 84° 26' 27.00" W
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Area Code(s)229
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2533-2599 Dr Deryl Hart Rd, Buena Vista GA 31803, US
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