Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Location. 32° 27.88′ N, 84° 59.669′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of West 10th Street and Front Avenue, on the left when traveling west on West 10th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Front Avenue, Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nehi and Royal Crown Cola (within shouting distance of this marker); W. C. Bradley and Coca-Cola (within shouting distance of this marker); Fit for Man and Beast (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pembertonís Drugstores, 1857-69 Columbus Symphony Orchestra (about 500 feet away); Garrett and Sons / Cargill-Wright Company (about 600 feet away); Columbus Steamboat Wharf (about 700 feet away); Lummus Cotton Gins (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Regarding "Kinfolks' Corner". For decades this former slave auction site was the social gathering place on Saturdays for the African-American community of farmers from Alabama and day laborers catching rides to and from Alabama and Georgia industries.
It is a stop on the Black Heritage Trail.
Categories. • African Americans • Landmarks • Notable Places •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 6, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 177 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 6, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.