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Barnesville in Lamar County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Lamar County Georgia Courthouse

Built in 1931

 
 
Lamar County Georgia Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
1. Lamar County Georgia Courthouse Marker
Inscription.  
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1931.
 
Location. 33° 3.15′ N, 84° 9.361′ W. Marker is in Barnesville, Georgia, in Lamar County. Marker can be reached from Thomaston Street just north of Library Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is mounted at eye-level, directly on the subject courthouse, just to the right of the west/front entrance. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 326 Thomaston Street, Barnesville GA 30204, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of America's Revolutionary War Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Lamar County (a few steps from this marker); Barnesville Blues (a few steps from this marker); Lamar County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Old Jail Museum and Archives (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barnesville Presbyterian Church
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(about 400 feet away); Lamar County (Ga.) 20th Century War Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away); Streamliner Nancy Hanks II (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Barnesville.
 
Regarding Lamar County Georgia Courthouse. National Register of Historic Places #80001103. Also a contributing property in Thomaston Street Historic District, NRHP #95000908.
From National Register nomination: A two-story-high brick-veneer building of Neoclassical design. It features a central section with raised parapet walls and a projecting, temple-form pedimented portico. The portico is well-detailed with Doric columns, triglyphs and metopes, and cornices. The central section is flanked by lower, recessed wings which are simply detailed. An annex of similar design to the wings is appended to the rear.

 
Also see . . .  Lamar County Courthouse.
The county courthouse was designed by Eugene C. Wachendorff and built in 1931.
(Submitted on November 25, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Lamar County Georgia Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
2. Lamar County Georgia Courthouse Marker
(marker visible just right of the west entrance)
Lamar County Courthouse (<i>west/front portico</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
3. Lamar County Courthouse (west/front portico)
Lamar County Courthouse Cornerstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
4. Lamar County Courthouse Cornerstone
Lamar County
Organized
January 1, 1921
Court House
erected 1931 A.D.
This stone laid by
W.G. Mealor, G.M.
Grand Lodge
of Georgia
F. & A.M. 5931 A.L.
Lamar County Courthouse (<i>east elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
5. Lamar County Courthouse (east elevation)
Lamar County Courthouse (<i>west/front elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 9, 2021
6. Lamar County Courthouse (west/front elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 156 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 25, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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