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Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Columbus Museums

 
 
Columbus Museums Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
1. Columbus Museums Marker
Inscription. Created in the early 1950s as the city's first comprehensive museum, the Columbus Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1251 Wynnton Road, features permanent exhibits of fine and decorative arts, southeastern Indian artifacts, and regional history and folklife. The James W. Woodruff, Jr., Confederate Naval Museum, 101 4th Street, established in the early 1960s, houses Confederate Navy artifacts which include remains of two war vessels -- "The Muscogee" and "The Chattahoochee."
 
Erected 1983.
 
Location. 32° 27.477′ N, 84° 59.721′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker can be reached from Front Avenue north of West 6th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located between the railroad tracks and the Chattahoochee Riverwalk (below). 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. Prize-Winning Newspapers (here, next to this marker); Educational Institutions (here, next to this marker); Nunnally Johnson (1897-1977) (here, next to this marker); Augusta Jane Evans (1835-1909) (here, next to this marker); Carson McCullers (1917 - 1967) (here, next to this marker); Industrial District (within shouting distance of this marker); Early Industrial Center (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Benning (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Regarding Columbus Museums. The Columbus Museum
Columbus Museums Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
2. Columbus Museums Marker
of Arts and Sciences is now known as the Columbus Museum. The Confederate Naval Museum is now located at 1002 Victory Drive and is known as the National Civil War Naval Museum. It houses both Union and Confederate ships and artifacts.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Columbus Museum website. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
2. The National Civil War Naval Museum website. (Submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
View of the Columbus Museums Marker and others. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
3. View of the Columbus Museums Marker and others.
National Civil War Naval Museum Building image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 12, 2010
4. National Civil War Naval Museum Building
CSS Muscogee aka CSS Jackson image. Click for full size.
Public Domain - US Dept of the Navy - Naval Historical Center.
5. CSS Muscogee aka CSS Jackson
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 267 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.   4. submitted on February 8, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234.   5. submitted on February 7, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
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