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Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Prize-Winning Newspapers

 
 
Prize-Winning Newspapers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
1. Prize-Winning Newspapers Marker
Inscription. Since the founding of Columbus in 1828, newspapers have played a vital role in the lives of area citizens. Both daily papers, "The Columbus Enquirer-Sun" (now "The Columbus Enquirer") and "The Columbus Ledger," are Pulitzer Prize-winning publications.This prize, considered the most coveted award that an American newspaper can receive, was given to the "Enquirer-Sun" in 1926 and to "The Ledger" in 1955.
 
Erected 1983.
 
Location. 32° 27.476′ N, 84° 59.722′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker can be reached from Front Avenue north of West 6th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located between the railroad tracks and the Chattahoochee Riverwalk (below). Marker is at or near this postal address: Front Avenue, Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nunnally Johnson (1897-1977) (here, next to this marker); Columbus Museums (here, next to this marker); Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967) (here, next to this marker); Augusta Jane Evans (1835-1909) (here, next to this marker); Educational Institutions
Prize-Winning Newspapers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
2. Prize-Winning Newspapers Marker
(here, next to this marker); Industrial District (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Industrial Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Benning (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on the newspapers and their Pulitzer's. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Monument is located on far side left. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
3. Monument is located on far side left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 234 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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