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Starring Role: Historic Finishes Make Return at Landmark Courthouse

A D+D Online Feature published May 5, 2011

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by Jill M. Speegle

Original finishes evoking the natural world—“earthy, dark and woodsy,” and faux wood graining— are among the visual highlights in the recently restored, 107-year-old Coweta County Courthouse in Newnan, Ga., which has played the part of movie setting on several occasions....
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Tagged categories: Historic Structures; Maintenance coating work; Renovation; Restoration; Wood graining

Comment from joy jeffery, (5/31/2011, 8:55 PM)

Wow, Jill. I lived in Georgia for 4 years while BDaddy was going to school at Emory University. The architecture there is amazing, You need to go there and experience and see it for yourself the amazing "southern" classical style. I have actually visited Newnan GA, as a teenager.. I was unappreciative at the time of the historical value of their buildings. Living in Atlanta, however, the hsitory and architecture was NOT lost on me. I have been in love with it all my life. I need to go back there! You are AWESOME! Your article made me relive the history and fascination I hold dear for the "old south."

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