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Decatur Historical Courthouse

101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
+1 404-373-1088
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Wedding Delight!!

My daughter got married here in December of 2016. Oh what a wonderful occasion it turned out to be... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
EttaLip
Going to the Chapel

Attended a wedding and reception here. Location was perfect and within walking distance of our... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2018
Janet H
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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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 good21%
  • Average16%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“civil war” (7 reviews)
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101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
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+1 404-373-1088
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"cocktail hour"
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"civil war"
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"beautiful building"
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"rehearsal dinners"
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"great venue for a wedding"
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"history center"
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"dekalb"
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"courtroom"
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"exhibits"
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"archives"
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"columns"
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"trial"
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Reviewed 5 days 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 15 May 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 4 May 2018 via mobile

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

Thank Ronnie C
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Reviewed 2 April 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 29 March 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 4 March 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 3 March 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 21 January 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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Reviewed 11 January 2018

Several years ago I asked and received permission on behalf of our Decatur Kiwanis Club to host a art exhibit for the special needs grade schools in Dekalb Country. It was a hit! One of the best features of the art show was giving financial...More

Thank Bob C
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Reviewed 3 January 2018

When you're a local, you tend to walk past things you see every day - without going in. Until some visitor asks you. So we went and there are several well-done, informative, and very interesting exhibits in the old Courthouse and they're all free. So...More

Thank AtlantaMadman
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