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Magnolia in Columbia County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Columbia County Courthouse

 
 
Columbia County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
1. Columbia County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  Third courthouse on this site. Bid for construction of a new courthouse was let in 1905 for $58,631. Designed by W.S. Hull and built of blond brick with stone detailing, it is considered an example of second renaissance revival architecture. Building dedicated July 4, 1906. Building and grounds have hosted many of Columbia county's most important political, judicial, civic and cultural events. Changing requirements for interior space have led to many structural changes. Fire on Feb. 13, 1999, caused heavy damage. This marker was dedicated May 20, 2006, during the Magnolia Blossom Festival.
 
Erected 2006 by Columbia County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureGovernment & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is May 20, 2006.
 
Location. 33° 16.02′ N, 93° 14.462′ W. Marker is in Magnolia, Arkansas, in Columbia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Court Square and South Jefferson Street, on the left when traveling east on South Court Square. Located at the southwest corner of the courthouse, near the
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building. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 199 South Court Square, Arkadelphia AR 71923, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Columbia County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. John Porter McCown (approx. 0.4 miles away); Columbia County Calhoun Pioneer Settlement (approx. 6 miles away); Columbia County Lamartine Pioneer Settlement (approx. 9.2 miles away).
 
Columbia County Courthouse Marker right next to corner. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
2. Columbia County Courthouse Marker right next to corner.
The Columbia County Courthouse. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mark Hilton, August 2, 2018
3. The Columbia County Courthouse.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 123 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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