Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
“Ma” Rainey Home
Erected 1988 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and Friends of Ma Rainey.
Location. 32° 27.676′ N, 84° 59.182′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on 5th Avenue 0 miles north of 8th Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 5th Avenue, Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Spencer House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Friendship Baptist Church (about 600 feet away); First African Baptist Church Ninth Street Branch YMCA (about 700 feet away); Holsey Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mildred L. Terry Branch Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Temple Israel (approx. ¼ mile away); “Columbus Stockade Blues” (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . .
1. Gertrude "Ma" Rainey - New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
2. Louis Armstrong & Ma Rainey performing - You Tube. (Submitted on May 27, 2011, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
Categories. • African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 567 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.