Bryan County

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Bryan County is named for Jonathon Bryan, who was an American Revolutionary War partisan.

 

Surroundin County Courthouses: 

– Bulloch County

E – Effingham County and Chatham County

S – Liberty County 

W – Liberty County and Evans County

 

Created:  December 19, 1793                Map of Georgia highlighting Bryan County

County Seat: 

Hardwick       1793 – 1798

Cross Road   1786 – 1860

Eden              1860 – 1901

Clyde             1901 – 1937

Pembroke      1838 – present

 

County Courthouse – Pembroke

 

Location:  151 South College Street / Mary Street

Built:  1938 – 1940

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  Walter E Marshall

Contractor:  B Josselson and H F Gregory

 

Description:  The building faces west and is a two story red colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The building is located on spacious landscaped grounds in the center of Pembroke and the west front has a large portico supported by four large white colored columns rising to a pediment with a clock at the roof line. On the north and south, the center sections project from the main building. The building has a hipped roof. The building was renovated in 1990. The architect was Edwin C Eckles and the contractor was Stewart & Associates Construction Inc. In 1993, an addition was constructed on the east side. The architect was Eckles, Martin & Rule Architects PC and the contractor was Charles H Wilkinson Company.

 

History:  The first courthouse was built at Cross Road in 1854. In 1901, the second courthouse was built at Clyde. The third and present courthouse was constructed in 1938 to 1949.

 

 

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County Courthouse – Pembroke

 

 

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Photos taken 2008, 2018 and 2020