Georgetown in Georgetown County, South Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Georgetown County Courthouse
An initial appropriation of $12,000 was approved for the new courthouse. The South Carolina Board of Commissioners for Public Buildings, including John Keith and Abraham Cohen of Georgetown, supervised its construction by contractor Russell Warren. This Mills design is an excellent example of the Classical Revival style so widely used in American public architecture during much of the nineteenth century.
Erected 1997 by Georgetown County Historical Society. (Marker Number 22-46.)
Location. 33° 22.002′ N, 79° 16.886′ W. Marker is in Georgetown, South Carolina, in Georgetown County. Marker is at the intersection of Screven Street and Prince Street, on the right when traveling south on Screven Street. Touch for map. It is in front of the courthouse.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Only Colonial Banking House in America (within shouting distance of this marker); Screven Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Elisha Screven / William Screven (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line but has been reported missing); William Doyle Morgan House (about 400 feet away); 718 Front Street (about 500 feet away); 724 Front Street (about 500 feet away); 726 Front Street (about 500 feet away); The Rice Museum (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Georgetown.
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