Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Columbus Steamboat Wharf
Erected 1956 by the Georgia Historical Association. (Marker Number 106-23.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is April 17, 1865.
Location. 32° 27.811′ N, 84° 59.774′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of Dillingham Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus GA 31901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Horace King (within shouting distance of this marker); Military Service Walk (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); River Commerce (about 500 feet away); Columbus Iron Works (about 500 feet away); The Chattahoochee River (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Columbus Iron Works (about 700 feet away); Empire Mills (about 700 feet away); W. C. Bradley and Coca-Cola (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Also see . . . American Civil War article about the CSS Jackson (aka CSS Muscogee). Includes photo of the ship as it was launched and after it was found again after being burned and left in the Chattahoochee River. The hull can now be viewed at the National Civil War Naval Museum in Columbus. (Submitted on February 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 3. submitted on February 5, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. 4. submitted on February 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. 5. submitted on February 6, 2018.