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Washington in Wilkes County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

First Building

 
 
First Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
1. First Building Marker
Inscription.  
First building
constructed after
the Great Fire of
1895
which destroyed
the entire west
square business
district.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical year for this entry is 1895.
 
Location. 33° 44.25′ N, 82° 44.367′ W. Marker is in Washington, Georgia, in Wilkes County. Marker is on West Court Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington GA 30673, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lindsey Chevrolet Co. (here, next to this marker); Slave Market (within shouting distance of this marker); T.C. Hogue Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Wilkes County Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington-Wilkes Vietnam Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodmen of the World Supreme Sacrifice Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington, Wilkes County, Georgia (within shouting distance of this
First Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
2. First Building Marker
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marker); Jefferson Davis (within shouting distance of this marker); Princess Theatre (within shouting distance of this marker); Corner Drug Store (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
First Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
3. First Building
First Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 13, 2015
4. First Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 264 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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Jul. 2, 2022