Midland in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 106-12.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list.
Location. 32° 33.597′ N, 84° 51.746′ W. Marker is in Midland, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of Warm Springs Road Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7400 Warm Springs Road, Midland GA 31820, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard Christmas (approx. 2.8 miles away); Samuel Cooper (approx. 4 miles away); Liberty Hill Baptist Church (approx. 5 miles away); Fortson House/The Fortson Community (approx. 5.4 miles away); Fortson General Store (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Wire Road (approx. 6.1 miles away); Kingsboro & Cataula (approx. 6.6 miles away); Textile and Banking Pioneer (approx. 7.2 miles away).
Regarding “Blind Tom”. Wiggins' grave is in the private graveyard of "Westmoreland," the estate at 7400 Warm Springs Road.
This is a stop on the Black Heritage Trail.
Also see . . . Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins (1849-1908). A more complete biography of "Blind Tom" Wiggins. (Submitted on October 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
1. Blind Tom's Burial
I saw a documentary about Blind Tom that said he's buried in New York. His information is also on findagrave.com.
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,954 times since then and 215 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 4. submitted on August 9, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.