If you have early Cobb County postcards and can email scans of them, or if you
information about any of the images here, we welcome your contact.
1906 view of the 'new' courthouse, which replaced the one demolished
in 1898. Courtesy of Gary Doster.
slightly retouched and manually-colored version of the previous
card. Courtesy of Gary Doster.
bird's eye view
view to the northwest, from the southeast corner of the square
was probably taken from the courthouse tower. Kennesaw mountain
looms in the distance. The tall smokestack, center, has not yet
been identified, but the smaller one to the right may be that of
the Brumby chair works. Courtesy of Gary Doster.
is a view looking east and slightly south along Washington Street.
The buildings on the right face the south side of the square. The
brick structure intruding slightly from the left is probably the
courthouse, under construction (thus, this view would predate the
1906 views of the completed work). Courtesy of Gary Doster.
is a view looking south along the east side of the park. The two-storey
brick building which dominates this view is still in use, though
the facade has been remodelled significantly. For another view
of this building, see the cotton scene card. Courtesy of Gary Doster.