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Hamilton County Courthouse

W. 6th St. and Georgia Ave., Chattanooga, TN , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 35° 2' 58.030404", -85° 18' 25.3593"
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Listed in the National Register of Historic Places
The Hamilton County Courthouse, was dedicated in 1913. It stands where the earlier courthouse building had been before it was struck by lightning in the violent storm of 7 May 1910, and burned down. The new building, designed by Reuben H. Hunt, who began his architectural career in the area in the 1880s, cost $350,000. It featured Tennessee gray marble, a glazed tile roof, and a colored-glass dome. On the courthouse grounds were placed statues honoring Confederate General A. P. Stewart of Tennessee, who campaigned in the area in 1863, and John Ross, Indian Chief, Loyal Cherokee, Great American.Hunt, Reuben H., Buildings in Hamilton County TR (AD)
Hamilton County Courthouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places on November 21, 1978.
Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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