Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Location. 32° 27.743′ N, 84° 59.671′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on Front Avenue 0 miles south of 9th Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. The marker stands in front of the Marriott Hotel. Marker is at or near this postal address: 800 Front Avenue, Columbus GA 31901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Columbus Iron Works (within shouting distance of this marker); Lummus Cotton Gins (within shouting distance of this marker); Garrett and Sons / Cargill-Wright Company (about 300 feet away, measured in Early Residences (about 300 feet away); The Joseph House (about 500 feet away); Columbus’ First Theater (about 600 feet away); Columbus Steamboat Wharf (about 700 feet away); River Commerce (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Regarding Empire Mills. The Empire Mills building is an outstanding example of adaptive reuse. It has been restored as the restaurant and meeting portion of what was originaly a Hilton, later a Wyndham, and now a Marriott Hotel, with a new section added for 177 guest rooms. The millstones from Empire Mills are used as a decor element of the hotel.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 8, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 8, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.