Historic Sites

Explore America’s Largest Downtown Square – Virtually!

Courthouse Archway

Located within the Downtown Square.

“The Arch” is the only remainder of a courthouse built in 1884 in Graham, the third location of the county seat. The old courthouse was razed in 1932 after the present Young County Courthouse was completed.

Young County Veterans Memorial Plaza

Located on the Downtown Square on the east side of the Young County Courthouse

The Veterans’ Memorial features a red granite seven foot star inscribed with the names of 157 Young County men and women who died in service to their country since World War I. Granite panels radiate from the centerpiece with the names of 5,088 Young County veterans who served America in the 20th century. The memorial was completed in 2000. A New Century Veterans Memorial has been added to represent veterans who served after year 2000, as well as any that were left off the original memorial. Site also features a bronze statue honoring all war dogs past and present.