Fayetteville in Fayette County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
World’s Longest Courthouse Bench
Hand hewn, heart pine center beam
Used 1825 to 1965
58 feet long
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1965.
Location. 33° 26.867′ N, 84° 27.267′ W. Marker is in Fayetteville, Georgia, in Fayette County. Marker is on Stonewall Ave East (Georgia Route 54) 0 miles east of Glynn Street South (Georgia Route 85), on the left when traveling east. The marker stands near the front entrance to the Old Fayette County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Courthouse Square, Fayetteville GA 30214, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fayette County Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of the Confederate Heroes (within shouting distance of this marker); Fayette County (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Holliday-Dorsey-Fife House (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Fayette County Veterans Memorial (about 500 feet away); Governor Hugh M. Dorsey (approx. 0.2 miles away); Grady L. Huddleston (approx. 0.3 miles away); Flat Rock African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fayetteville.
Also see . . . Old Fayette County Courthouse. The Old Fayette County Courthouse is the oldest courthouse in Georgia still in use. (Submitted on August 21, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 22, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 780 times since then and 123 times this year. Last updated on November 11, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 18, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 6. submitted on February 22, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.