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. Touch 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. ¼ mile away); Mildred L. Terry Branch Library (approx. ¼ mile away); Temple Israel (approx. ¼ mile away); “Columbus Stockade Blues” (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map 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 was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 697 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 21, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.