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Decatur Historical Courthouse

101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
+1 404-373-1088
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Ranch House Exhibit!

Be sure to see this before it's gone! Sure to bring a smile to Boomers :-) Intetesting furnishings... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jeff H
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My niece's wedding

Beautiful place for a wedding. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!! My niece had her wedding... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jessica J
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Cincinnati, Ohio
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The DeKalb History Center collects, preserves and shares the history of DeKalb County, Georgia. Our Archives and Museum are located inside the historic courthouse in downtown Decatur, just a few miles from metro Atlanta. Open to the public, you can research many local history topics including genealogy and family history, cemeteries and historic homes. We also have many resources for teachers and host children’s programs throughout the year. The Courthouse is available for rent and serves as a popular event facility for facility for weddings, corporate functions and parties.
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  • Very good22%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
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+1 404-373-1088
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Be sure to see this before it's gone! Sure to bring a smile to Boomers :-) Intetesting furnishings, photos, floor plans and descriptions.

Thank Jeff H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful place for a wedding. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves!! My niece had her wedding ceremony there. Lower level was great for a cocktail hour. Plus they were able to have their wedding photos done in the courtyard.

Thank Jessica J
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My daughter got married here in December of 2016. Oh what a wonderful occasion it turned out to be. The marble floors and walls of this place are beautiful. Since I am a connoisseur of historic places, I must say this is a must see!...More

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Reviewed May 15, 2018

Attended a wedding and reception here. Location was perfect and within walking distance of our hotel and many other places to eat and drink. Beautiful historic building overlooking Decatur Square.

Thank Janet H
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Reviewed May 4, 2018 via mobile

The staffing and professionalism was a pleasurable experience conducting business at this building very informative

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

We were fortunate to attend a wedding in the courthouse & it was simply beautiful! Great location, with plenty of things to do surrounding it. Ceremony & reception were upstairs and both were amazing. Very cozy, romantic venue!!

Thank Amy T
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Reviewed March 29, 2018

On it's own it is pretty good but once you add the activities that they sometimes have here (mainly for kids) it is incredible! I love it! They dress up as characters from the civil war, do performances and tell stories! I loved it! Check...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

I've been there a few of times, during Maker Faires and demonstrations in Decatur Square. The courthouse may not be a key place to put on a travel plan, but anyone in the downtown Decatur area really should take a few minutes to visit the...More

Thank A6990AArobertj
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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

Great for weddings and rehearsal dinners, dances, business functions. Marble and art deco. Wedding/ Rehearsal Dinner- upstairs ceremony, downstairs cocktail hour, upstairs reception. They have an elevator.

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Walk or drive past all the time! Classic Architecture: imposing and beautiful! Great columns, adore the clock. Nice symmetrical lines!

Thank Cessaly1
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