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Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Bethel House Hotel

1882 - 1949

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, September 23, 2019
1. Bethel House Hotel Marker
Inscription.  On this site stood the stately, historic Bethel House Hotel, built by W. D. Bethel. Construction was the commercial center of Columbia. The first floor was devoted to stores, restaurants and offices. The second floor held a ballroom, meeting rooms,and offices. The third floor held the lodging accommodations, with the whole being quite ornate and upscale. In 1949 a fire started in the adjacent Princess Theatre, which destroyed both structures.
 
Location. 35° 36.91′ N, 87° 2.161′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is on West 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbia TN 38401, 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. James K. Polk House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Knox Polk (about 400 feet away); 1946 Columbia Race Riot (approx. mile away); A.J. Morton Funeral Home (approx. mile away); Columbia Military Academy (approx. 1.2 miles away); Hood and Schofield (approx. 1.9 miles away); Historic Elm Springs
Bethel House Hotel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, September 23, 2019
2. Bethel House Hotel Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); Road to Nashville (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 8, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 8, 2019, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 8, 2019, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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