Midland in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Erected 1954 by Georgia Historical Commission. (Marker Number 106-12.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 33.597′ N, 84° 51.746′ W. Marker is in Midland, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of Warm Springs Road and Grey Rock Road, on the right on Warm Springs Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7400 Warm Springs Road, Midland GA 31820, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Richard Christmas (approx. 2.8 miles away); Samuel Cooper Liberty Hill Baptist Church (approx. 5 miles away); Fortson House (approx. 5.4 miles away); The Wire Road (approx. 6.1 miles away); Kingsboro & Cataula (approx. 6.6 miles away); Textile and Banking Pioneer (approx. 7.2 miles away); Leonard Spring (approx. 7.8 miles away).
Regarding “Blind Tom”. Wiggins' grave is in the private graveyard of "Westmoreland," the estate at 7400 Warm Springs Road.
This is a stop on the Black Heritage Trail.
Also see . . . Thomas "Blind Tom" Wiggins (1849-1908). A more complete biography of "Blind Tom" Wiggins. (Submitted on October 2, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.)
I saw a documentary about Blind Tom that said he's buried in New York. His information is also on findagrave.com.
— Submitted June 3, 2015.
Categories. • African Americans • Antebellum South, US • Arts, Letters, Music •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 1,202 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 27, 2009, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.