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Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Augusta Cotton Exchange

 
 
Augusta Cotton Exchange Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. Augusta Cotton Exchange Marker
National Register of Historic Places: #78001003
Inscription.
Organized 1872
Constructed 1886
Architect - Enoch William Brown
Contractor - William Henry Goodrich
Closed 1964
Entered in National Register of Historic Places 1978

 
Location. 33° 28.601′ N, 81° 57.869′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Reynolds Street and 8th Street, on the right when traveling west on Reynolds Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Mayham Tower (here, next to this marker); A Memorial To Eli Whitney (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonial Augusta (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Original Augusta Common - 1736 (about 400 feet away); General James Edward Oglethorpe (about 500 feet away); James Edward Oglethorpe (about 500 feet away); The Levee (about 500 feet away); Floods (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
 
Regarding Augusta Cotton Exchange. National Register of Historic Places: Augusta Cotton Exchange Building (#78001003), Reynolds St., Augusta.
♦ Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Augusta Cotton Exchange image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
2. Augusta Cotton Exchange
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
♦ Architectural Style: Queen Anne, Second Empire
♦ Area of Significance: Architecture, Commerce
♦ Period of Significance: 1875-1899
♦ Owner: Private
♦ Historic Function: Commerce/Trade
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Augusta Cotton Industry
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable Places
 
Augusta Cotton Exchange (<i>side view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 10, 2017
3. Augusta Cotton Exchange (side view)
Located at the bottom of each front pillar image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
4. Located at the bottom of each front pillar
Chas. F. Lombard. Augusta Ga 1886

(Both Charles and his brother George R. Lombard had foundries and were well known and respected for the manufacture of ornamental iron.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 26, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,220 times since then and 63 times this year. Last updated on February 22, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on February 23, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.   4. submitted on August 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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