Long County

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Long County is named for Crawford Williamson Long, who was a Georgia native the first physician know to have performed a surgical operation in general anesthesia induced by ether.

 

Created:  November 2, 1920

County Seat: 

Ludowici  1920 – present

 

County Courthouse – Ludowici 

 

Location:  49 McDonald Street / Boundary Street

Built:  1926 – 1927

Style:  Neo-Classical Revival

Architect:  George Maynard Harrington

Contractor:  George Maynard Harrington and T J Harrington

 

Description:  The building faces southwest and is a two story red colored brick, stone and concrete structure. The building is located on landscaped grounds and  has a large portico supported by four large white colored columns rising to the pediment at the roof line. On the second story is a wrought iron balcony above the entrance. There are white panels between the first and second story windows. The building was renovated in 1974.

 

See:  National Register of Historic Places – Long County Courthouse

 

Courthouses: 

Tattnall County and Liberty County

E – McIntosh County

S – Wayne County

W – Wayne County and Tattnall County

 

 

 

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Photos taken 2008 and 2013