Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
William H. Spencer High School
Erected 1990 by Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Muscogee County School District.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Rosenwald Schools marker series.
Location. 32° 27.684′ N, 84° 58.782′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is at the intersection of 10th Avenue and 8th Street, on the right when traveling north on 10th Avenue. 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. Holsey Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church ( approx. 0.2 miles away); Friendship Baptist Church ( approx. 0.3 miles away); “Columbus Stockade Blues” Ninth Street Branch YMCA ( approx. 0.3 miles away); “Ma" Rainey Home ( approx. 0.4 miles away); St. James AME Church ( approx. 0.4 miles away); First African Baptist Church ( approx. 0.4 miles away); The Spencer House ( approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
More about this marker. One of the stops on the Black Heritage Trail.
Regarding William H. Spencer High School. The original school building burned, and the school was moved to another location. Moved yet again, Spencer High School continues today in Columbus. A later school built on the original site is now closed and fenced off.
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on February 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 26, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 531 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 26, 2012, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.