Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1955 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 106-22.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Georgia Historical Society series list. A significant historical date for this entry is February 18, 1828.
Location. 32° 27.881′ N, 84° 59.451′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of 10th Street and Second Avenue, on the left when traveling west on 10th Street. The marker stands at the sidewalk in front of the Muscogee County Courthouse. 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. Birthplace of Georgia's Woman Suffrage Movement (a few steps from this marker); POW✯MIA Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Primus King and the Civil Rights Movement (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Hospitals (within shouting distance of this marker); Ladies Defender (within shouting distance of this Springer Opera House (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Thomas H. Brewer (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Columbus Symphony Orchestra (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Regarding Red Jacket. After Red Jacket was rebuilt, it stood for many years at the courthouse, near the marker. It has been moved to the Columbus Ironworks Convention and Trade Center.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 20, 2018. It was originally submitted on September 8, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,311 times since then and 134 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 8, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. 4. submitted on January 20, 2018, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.