Griffin in Spalding County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Construction of this building was completed in 1860, four years after Henry Holliday resigned his position as county clerk. However, as landowners, both Henry and “Doc” performed official business within this building.
John Henry inherited property on Solomon Street at the age of 21. According to local stories, that property would serve as the space for his dental practice. Courthouse records show “Doc” Holliday signing for receipt and sale of this property before heading West. The sale of this property in 1873 is the last time “Doc” is documented as having
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 33° 14.997′ N, 84° 15.635′ W. Marker is in Griffin, Georgia, in Spalding County. Marker is at the intersection of East Broad Street and South 5th Street, on the right when traveling east on East Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 232 E Broad St, Griffin GA 30223, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Original Spalding County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Pvt. Robert A. Underwood (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cpl. Albert R. Goen (about 600 feet away); Pvt. Robert Lewis Stephens (about 600 feet away); The City of Griffin (about 600 feet away); Lewis Lawrence Griffin (about 600 feet away); Tech 4 George Henry Allen (about 600 feet away); Pvt. Joe V. McDonald (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Griffin.
Regarding County Courthouse. The marker is part of a self-guided driving tour focusing on John Henry “Doc” Holliday, a Griffin native best known for his involvement with Wyatt Earp and the 1881 gunfight at the OK Corral in Tombstone, Ariz.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 95 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.