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

The Spencer House

 
 
The Spencer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
1. The Spencer House Marker
Inscription. William Henry Spencer, Negro Educator, lived in this Neo-classical home from 1912-1925, during the time he was Supervisor of the Colored Schools in Muscogee County.

This house is dedicated to his memory by his daughters, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978.
 
Erected by Wm. H. Spencer Golden Owlettes, Inc.
 
Location. 32° 27.647′ N, 84° 59.269′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of Veterans Parkway (U.S. 27) and 8th Street, on the right when traveling south on Veterans Parkway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. “Ma" Rainey Home (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); First African Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Friendship Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mildred L. Terry Branch Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ninth Street Branch YMCA (approx. 0.2 miles away); Temple Israel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pemberton Cottage (approx. 0.3 miles away); Primus King and the Civil Rights Movement (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
Categories. African AmericansEducation

 
The Spencer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
2. The Spencer House Marker
The Spencer House Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
3. The Spencer House Marker
Looking at the intersection of Veterans Parkway (US Highway 27) on right, and 8th Street, on left
The Spencer House and Marker image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
4. The Spencer House and Marker
The William H. Spencer House image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, May 1, 2011
5. The William H. Spencer House
The Spencer House in 2012 image. Click for full size.
By David Seibert, June 20, 2012
6. The Spencer House in 2012
After restoration to the original colors
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 1, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 575 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 1, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia.   6. submitted on June 22, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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