The DeKalb Historical Center

101 East Court Square Decatur, GA
Typically Responds within 24 hours
Max Capacity: 150 people
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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Amenities
  • Designated Bus Loading Area
  • Historic Landmark/Registry
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Outdoor Function Area
Features
  • Credit Cards Accepted: Major Credit Cards Accepted
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 150
  • Nearest Airport: 11-15 miles
  • Nearest Overnight Accommodations: Less than 1 mile
  • Nearest Public Transportation: Less than 1 mile
  • Number of Event/Function Spaces: 3
  • Parking: Parking Open Lot Off-site
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 4,370
  • Year Built: 1947
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