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Decatur Historical Courthouse

101 E Court Sq, Decatur, GA 30030-2544
+1 404-373-1088
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A balance of elegance and ease, just perfect for weddings needing multiple-use spaces

The wedding I attended was coordinated perfectly within the historic courthouse. The pre-wedding... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
McFamGo
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Cornelia, Georgia
Courthouse from Days Gone By

This beautiful building is now a perfect venue for weddings; which is exactly why we were in... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda H
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Dallas, Texas
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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 good25%
  • 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 6 days ago

The wedding I attended was coordinated perfectly within the historic courthouse. The pre-wedding cocktail hour was in the main lobby, the actual ceremony was upstairs in the courtroom, and the dinner + reception was downstairs. Each activity had a completely different feel to it, and...More

Thank McFamGo
Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful building is now a perfect venue for weddings; which is exactly why we were in Decatur and had the opportunity to visit the courthouse. The courthouse was a charming venue and we had a delightful evening celebrating in this building and town!

Thank Linda H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is where locals go for jury duty and such. The general area around here is nice: lots of shops, restaurants, and bars. But I would never suggest that one visit the courthouse itself...unless one was involved in a trial.

Thank 179laraw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Got married here in July. Great venue. Reasonable priced and highly customizable. It's a blank 'white' marble slate that lets you add whatever color theme you want. The ceremony and the reception are in the same space and the cocktail hour is downstairs. Mallory (from...More

Thank MichaelP64
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I found this interesting; there was a small monument to veterans of 4 wars in the 20th century tucked into some bushes. A much larger monument to confederate soldiers (pictured) prominently displayed in front of the courthouse. At least they got rid of the flag.

Thank Bluefield007
Reviewed 29 July 2017 via mobile

Incredible wedding and rehearsal dinner venue. Beautiful marble floors and columns. Downstairs for cocktail hour. Upstairs for ceremony and dining.

Thank Dianne L
Reviewed 6 July 2017

My boyfriend and I went to a beautiful, intimate wedding ceremony here. The marble floor and walls were stunning! If you are looking for small venue for a party or wedding I would keep the Historic Courthouse in mind!

Thank Melissa S
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Not only were my parents married here many moons ago, but I have also attended many events here. They have all sorts of vendor and artist events here, it serves as a museum, its a very beautiful historic building all around. If you are in...More

Thank LaRon H
Reviewed 11 May 2017

The design and architecture displayed in this historic building can be easily admired upon entry. The Dekalb History Center is a treasure of information, family history and other archives reflecting the diverse history of Dekalb. Take one of their tours and attend the Lunch and...More

Thank lgraves2136
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Courthouse in Decatur stands tall in centre of Decatur downtown. It is must place to visit. It is a place of historical importance.

Thank Ashish_Makhija
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