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This Day in Georgia History

September 02, 1885

State Capitol Cornerstone Laid

On the site of the old Atlanta City Hall-Fulton County Courthouse, 10,000 Georgians attended public ceremonies for the laying of the marble cornerstone of the new Georgia state capitol building. Construction of the statehouse would take almost four years.