Historic Ground

Historic Ground (HMS1X)

Location: Atlanta, GA 30303 Fulton County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 44.988', W 84° 23.31'

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Atlanta's first City Hall stood here 1853-1883. Used jointly by Fulton county courts.

During Atlanta's occupation — Sept. to Nov. 1864 — the 2nd Mass. Regiment, [US] constituting the Provost Guard of Sherman's army, camped in a park on this site.

From here, Sept. 6, 1864, went notice to the civilian population of Atlanta to assemble for registration and evacuation.

Present State Capitol begun 1884; completed 1889. Commissioners turned back $118.43 of a $1,000,000 building appropriation.
HM NumberHMS1X
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series, and the Liberty Bell Replica series.
Marker Number060-2
Year Placed1952
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 10:03am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 741903 N 3737478
Decimal Degrees33.74980000, -84.38850000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 44.988', W 84° 23.31'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 44' 59.28" N, 84° 23' 18.60" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 Washington St SW, Atlanta GA 30303, US
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