The DeKalb Historical Center
101 East Court Square, Decatur, GA

The DeKalb Historical Center

101 East Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030
The DeKalb Historical Center, Decatur — The Old Courthouse of Dekalb County On The Decatur Square
101 East Court Square
Decatur, GA 30030

Maximum Capacity: 250 people
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The DeKalb Historical Society (DHS) established in 1947, is the only organization dedicated to keeping the history of DeKalb County, Georgia through preservation, education and documentation. DHS is one of the largest county-based historical societies in Georgia with a membership of over 1,200. In 2003, DHS expanded its role as a community resource by establishing the DeKalb History Center.

Housed in the Old Courthouse on the Square, the DeKalb History Center consists of the Society, the McCurdy Family Research Center and the Jim Cherry Museum. The History Center also maintains the Historic Complex located on West Trinity Place in Decatur that includes three antebellum structures: the Benjamin Swanton House, the Biffle Cabin and the Barber Cabin. The Old Courthouse serves as a popular event facility.

The Old Courthouse on The Square is The Place for your next special event.Old Courthouse is the perfect venue for wedding ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, fund-raisers, bar/bat mitzvahs, reunions, meetings and more.The neo-classic features of the Old Superior Courtroom with its elegant marble interior, terrazzo floors, and Palladian windows is complemented by the intimate setting of the Harrison Room and can accommodate groups of 50 to 250. Your guests will feel like they have stepped back in time once they enter the Lobby of the grand Old Courthouse!
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The DeKalb Historical Center, Decatur — Harrison Room

Photos published with permission of The DeKalb Historical Center

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Harrison RoomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 75 people 714 sq ft 66.3 sq meter
Harrison Room, The DeKalb Historical Center, Decatur — Harrison Room
Harrison Room

Photos published with permission of The DeKalb Historical Center

Harrison Room, The DeKalb Historical Center, Decatur — Harrison RoomHarrison Room, The DeKalb Historical Center, Decatur — Harrison Room
The Harrison Room and can accommodate groups of 50 to 250.
Links: Website
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Banquet - 8 per
Capacity: 50 People
Reception
Capacity: 75 People
Features
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in feet: 34 x 21
  • Space Size (Length x Width) in meters: 10.3632 x 6.4008
  • Total Square Feet: 714
  • Total Square Meters: 66.3
Old Superior CourtroomPhotos Available
General Event Space Max Capacity: 250 people 2632 sq ft 244.5 sq meter
The LobbyPhotos Available
Alternate Venue Max Capacity: 75 people 1024 sq ft 95.1 sq meter
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