Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
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Helen Augusta Howard (1865-1934), founder of the Georgia Woman Suffrage Association; Ulysses Lewis (1799-1856), city’s first intendant and kinsman of George Washington; pharmacist John S. Pemberton (1831-1888), originator of the formula for Coca-Cola; the Reverend Dr. Lovick Pierce (1785-1879), the “Nestor of Southern Methodism”; Philip T. Shutze (1890-1982), 20th century neo-classical architect; Springer Opera House founder Francis J. Springer (1834-1882); and physician-poet Francis
Erected 1993 by The Columbus Town Committee of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia to Commemorate the Centennial of the NSCDA in Georgia, 1893-1993.
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Society of Colonial Dames of America marker series.
Location. 32° 28.584′ N, 84° 58.947′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of Linwood Boulevard and 8th Street, on the left when traveling east on Linwood Boulevard. 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. Brigadier General Henry Lewis Benning (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Confederate Dead (about 400 feet away); This Gun (about 500 feet away); Columbus' First Jewish Cemetery (about 700 feet away); Colored Department of the City Hospital / Doctors and Nurses (approx. 0.2 Saint John African Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Last Land Battle in War of 1861-65 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Tyler Home (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil •
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 542 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 8, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.