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Decatur Historical Courthouse

101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
+1 404-373-1088
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Typical town square with a monument to Civil War soldiers

I found this interesting; there was a small monument to veterans of 4 wars in the 20th century... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Royal Oak, Michigan
Beautiful place for weddings and rehearsal dinners.

Incredible wedding and rehearsal dinner venue. Beautiful marble floors and columns. Downstairs for... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2017
Dianne L
Atlanta, Georgia
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The DeKalb History Center collects, preserves and shares the history of DeKalb County, Georgia. Our Archives and Museum are located inside the historic courthouse in downtown Decatur, just a few miles from metro Atlanta. Open to the public, you can research many local history topics including genealogy and family history, cemeteries and historic homes. We also have many resources for teachers and host children’s programs throughout the year. The Courthouse is available for rent and serves as a popular event facility for facility for weddings, corporate functions and parties.
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101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
+1 404-373-1088
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

I found this interesting; there was a small monument to veterans of 4 wars in the 20th century tucked into some bushes. A much larger monument to confederate soldiers (pictured) prominently displayed in front of the courthouse. At least they got rid of the flag.

Thank Bluefield007
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Incredible wedding and rehearsal dinner venue. Beautiful marble floors and columns. Downstairs for cocktail hour. Upstairs for ceremony and dining.

Thank Dianne L
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My boyfriend and I went to a beautiful, intimate wedding ceremony here. The marble floor and walls were stunning! If you are looking for small venue for a party or wedding I would keep the Historic Courthouse in mind!

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Not only were my parents married here many moons ago, but I have also attended many events here. They have all sorts of vendor and artist events here, it serves as a museum, its a very beautiful historic building all around. If you are in...More

Thank LaRon H
Reviewed 12 May 2017

The design and architecture displayed in this historic building can be easily admired upon entry. The Dekalb History Center is a treasure of information, family history and other archives reflecting the diverse history of Dekalb. Take one of their tours and attend the Lunch and...More

Thank lgraves2136
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Courthouse in Decatur stands tall in centre of Decatur downtown. It is must place to visit. It is a place of historical importance.

Thank Ashish_Makhija
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Very cool and historic building. Went to a wedding that was hosted on the top floor. Was very sweet and intimate - room could have held 100. Love the history and the old southern charm of this location

Thank Corey R
Reviewed 14 February 2017

While historical, the 2nd floor courtroom is a great event space. Some of the back rooms where things are stored are definitely due for an update; however, the staff was helpful and the space was a great blank space to transform.

Thank Brandi C
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I am an old fashion lawyer. I remember Courtrooms with wood floors and no AC. I am so glad tghey preserved this attraction.

Thank M Richard M
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Local gem and there is a free kinda mini-museum inside in the first floor that you can get around in in 10-15minutes.

Thank agxnes
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