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Macon in Bibb County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

City Hall & Old Capitol

 
 
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By David Seibert, July 4, 2011
1. City Hall & Old Capitol Marker
Inscription. The Macon City Hall, built in 1837 for the Monroe Railroad & Banking Co. and since remodeled, served from Nov. 18, 1864 till March 11, 1865 as temporary Capitol of Ga. Here Gov. Brown had his office and convened the last session of the Ga. legislature under the Confederacy. Here the March session of the Supreme Court was held in 1865. The building was also used as a military hospital from the battle of Chickamauga in 1863 until the close of the war. A picket on guard at the portico was shot when Fed. Gen. Wilson entered the city on April 20, 1865.
 
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 011-2.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
 
Location. 32° 50.177′ N, 83° 37.938′ W. Marker is in Macon, Georgia, in Bibb County. Marker is at the intersection of D. T. Walton Sr. Way and Poplar Street on D. T. Walton Sr. Way. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Macon GA 31201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Medal of Honor (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Joseph's Catholic Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct
City Hall & Old Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2011
2. City Hall & Old Capitol Marker
line); The First Baptist Church of Christ (about 700 feet away); The First Presbyterian Church (approx. mile away); Birthplace of Sidney Lanier (approx. mile away); The March to the Sea (approx. mile away); Mulberry Street Methodist Church (approx. mile away); The Stoneman Raid (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Macon.
 
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City Hall & Old Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2011
3. City Hall & Old Capitol Marker
City Hall & Old Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, July 4, 2011
4. City Hall & Old Capitol Marker
Built in 1837 and later remodeled, the building is still used as Macon's City Hall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 608 times since then and 36 times this year. Last updated on October 24, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 13, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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