Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Dr. Thomas H. Brewer
Erected 1989 by Chattahoochee Historic Commission and the Black Entrepreneurs of Columbus.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights. A significant historical date for this entry is February 18, 1851.
Location. 32° 27.944′ N, 84° 59.518′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on 1st Avenue 0 miles north of 10th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1025 1st Avenue, Columbus GA 31901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are Springer Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ladies Defender (about 400 feet away); Confederate Hospitals (about 400 feet away); Pemberton’s Drugstores, 1857-69 (about 400 feet away); Fit for Man and Beast (about 500 feet away); POW✯MIA Monument (about 500 feet away); Red Jacket (about 500 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
More about this marker. This is a stop on the Black Heritage Trail.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 2,301 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on September 1, 2008, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 28, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.