City Hall & Old Capitol

City Hall & Old Capitol (HM154L)

Location: Macon, GA 31201 Bibb County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 50.177', W 83° 37.938'

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The Macon City Hall, built in 1837 for the Monroe Railroad & Banking Co. and since remodeled, served from Nov. 18, 1864 till March 11, 1865 as temporary Capitol of Ga. Here Gov. Brown had his office and convened the last session of the Ga. legislature under the Confederacy. Here the March session of the Supreme Court was held in 1865. The building was also used as a military hospital from the battle of Chickamauga in 1863 until the close of the war. A picket on guard at the portico was shot when Fed. Gen. Wilson entered the city on April 20, 1865.
HM NumberHM154L
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number011-2
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 23rd, 2014 at 7:51pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 253612 N 3636207
Decimal Degrees32.83628333, -83.63230000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 50.177', W 83° 37.938'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 50' 10.62" N, 83° 37' 56.28" W
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Area Code(s)478, 912
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 509 D T Walton Sr Way, Macon GA 31201, US
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