Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Haiman's Sword Factory
Erected 1994 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 106-17.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 32° 28.406′ N, 84° 59.494′ W. Marker was in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker was on 1st Avenue 0 miles north of 14th Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Philip Thomas Schley (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Birthplace of Robert Winship Woodruff The Rankin House (about 400 feet away); General Benning (about 500 feet away); High Uptown Historic District / Garrett-Bullock-Delay House (about 500 feet away); George Parker Swift I (about 700 feet away); Bullard-Hart-Sampson House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Womenís Riot (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Columbus.
More about this marker. The marker was observed standing in 2006. That marker had replaced an earlier marker with the same title and similar text, erected by the Georgia Historical Commission at this location, which had also disappeared. The text is that of the more recent marker, taken from the web site, "Latitude 34 North, Historic Markers Across Georgia."
Regarding Haiman's Sword Factory. Columbus, Georgia sword makers Louis and Elias Haiman operated the largest sword manufactory within the Southern Confederacy. They rented the top floor of a building at the corner of Thomas and Short streets, right beside the Haiman armory. Here they set up the Confederate
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