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Ginkgo, 1791

Ginkgo Tree, 1791

on side of Old Government House, 432 Telfair street (1801)

AKA Old Richmond Country Courthouse

Architectural style: Greek Revival, Late Victorian, Federal, 1801

Augusta, Georgia, June 2007

Field Number: IMG_2120

 

Ginkgo beside the Old Government House was supposedly planted in 1791 in commemoration of George Washington's visit to the city.

 

history from websites:

The Ginkgo Pages

Historic Augusta

National Register of Historic Places

Digital Library of Georgia

 

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Taken on June 1, 2007