Columbus in Lowndes County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 1965 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Animals • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • Women. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
Location. 33° 33.794′ N, 88° 25.983′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Mississippi, in Lowndes County. Marker is at the intersection of Mississippi Route 45 and Mississippi Route 373 on State Route 45. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Henry Armstrong (approx. 3 miles away); Military Road (approx. 4 miles away); Queen City Hotel and 7th Avenue (approx. 4.3 miles away); Joshua Lawrence Meador James T. Harrison Home (approx. 4.4 miles away); Walter "Red" Barber (approx. 4˝ miles away); S.D. Lee Home (approx. 4˝ miles away); Baldwin Locomotive No. 601 (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 20, 2023. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 1,387 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 29, 2008, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. 2, 3. submitted on February 26, 2010, by Davis Darryl Hartness of Columbus, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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