Historic Markers Across Georgia



Site First Permanent Capitol of Georgia



Marker ID:  
Location: directly in front of Jefferson County Courthouse on US 1 in Louisville, Georgia.
County: Jefferson
Coordinates: N 32° 59.911    W 082° 24.482
  32.99851666    -82.40803333
Style: Carved Stone **
Waymark: WM6HD6
Site First Permanent Capitol of Georgia Marker
Photo by Ken Moser



Text:

An impressive stone monument surrounded by flowers in front of the striking courthouse at Lousiville. The text on the marker reads as follows:
To commemorate the site of the first permanent capitol of Georgia built in 1795, and before whose door the Yazoo Fraud Papers were burned with the fire drawn from heaven, February 15, 1796.




Site First Permanent Capitol of Georgia
Photo by Ken Moser



 

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