Columbus in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2008 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Sports. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list.
Location. 33° 31.481′ N, 88° 27.314′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker is at the intersection of Wilkens-Wise Road and Waverly Road on Wilkens-Wise Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus MS 39705, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Military Road (approx. 2.4 miles away); Joshua Lawrence Meador (approx. 2.4 miles away); Franklin Academy (approx. 2.4 miles away); Robinson Road (approx. 2˝ miles away); Columbus (approx. 2˝ miles away); S.D. Lee Home (approx. 2˝ miles away); James T. Harrison Home (approx. 2˝ miles away); First Home of Tennessee Williams (approx. 2˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 23, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,336 times since then and 31 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on November 27, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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