Terrell County Courthouse, 1892, Dawson

Built in 1892 by William H. Parkins, the Terrell County Courthouse is considered a significant example of High Victorian public architecture in Georgia. It’s also one of the tallest rural courthouses in Georgia. Parkins was the most important practicing architect in Georgia from just after the Civil War until his retirement in the late 1880s.

National Register of Historic Places

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3 responses to “Terrell County Courthouse, 1892, Dawson

  1. William Booker

    Oh the memories of this courthouse! As a young teenager i have memories of getting into trouble by going to the very top of this building where the clock is located. No one would believe the size of the works for this clock. I just turned my 90th B.D and at one time lived in Dawson. Good memories.
    W. Booker

  2. Glenn Hodges

    Guns (rifles) were manufactured in Dawson for the Confederate Army.

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