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

The Pemberton House

 
 
The Pemberton House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 25, 2009
1. The Pemberton House Marker
Inscription. Dr. John Styth Pemberton, originator of the formula for Coca-Cola, lived in this regional cottage from 1855-1860, during which time he was a practicing pharmacist in Columbus. This house is dedicated to his memory by The Coca-Cola Company, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected by Historic Columbus Foundation Inc.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 32° 27.547′ N, 84° 59.557′ W. Marker was in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker was on 7th Street 0 miles east of Broadway, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 11 7th Street, Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Pemberton Cottage (here, next to this marker); 700 Broadway (within shouting distance of this marker); Woodruff Farm House and Log Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Pembertonís Country Home (within shouting distance of this marker); Walker – Peters – Langdon House (about 300 feet away, measured in
The Pemberton House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 25, 2009
2. The Pemberton House and Marker
a direct line); Col. W. L. Salisbury (about 300 feet away); John Stith Pemberton (about 400 feet away); Bricks & Clay Products (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of Dr. Pemberton from the New Georgia Encyclopedia. (Submitted on September 18, 2009.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USIndustry & CommerceNotable BuildingsNotable Persons
 
The Pemberton House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, August 25, 2009
3. The Pemberton House
New marker in place. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, February 4, 2017
4. New marker in place.
Older marker has been replaced with a different, newer marker in 2015, entitled Pemberton's Cottage. Please see nearby markers for the link.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 16, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,153 times since then and 84 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 16, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   4. submitted on February 5, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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