Augusta in Richmond County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
James Brown (Plaza)
Dr. John Savage, Sculptor
The Honorable Bob Young, Mayor
This statue is made possible by the generous financial contributions from:
Augusta Downtown Development Authority
Mr. and Mrs. David G. Cannon
The Augusta Chronicle, Mr. William S. Morris, III, and Mr. Don Bailey
And Friends of James Brown
The City of Augusta offers special thanks to:
Augusta Recreation and Parks Department
Augusta Public Services Department
Mr. Don Rhodes
Mr. Patrick G. Blanchard
Location. 33° 28.536′ N, 81° 57.987′ W. Marker is in Augusta, Georgia, in Richmond County Touch for map. Located between 8th and 9th Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta GA 30901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Edward Oglethorpe (within shouting distance of this marker); General James Edward Oglethorpe (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Colonial Augusta (about 400 feet away); Original Augusta Common - 1736 (about 500 feet away); Augusta Confederate Monument (about 700 feet away); The Mayham Tower (about 700 feet away); Augusta Cotton Exchange (about 700 feet away); Historic Site in Journalism (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Augusta.
Also see . . .
1. James Brown, from Wikipedia. ... a major figure of 20th century popular music and dance. In a career that spanned six decades, Brown profoundly influenced the development of many different musical genres. Brown moved on a continuum of blues and gospel-based forms and styles to a profoundly "Africanized" approach to music making. ... (Submitted on March 13, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. A+E Television Networks, James Brown biography. Born May 3, 1933, in rural South Carolina, James Brown is known as the Godfather of Soul and
Brown passed away on December 25, 2006 (Submitted on March 13, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
Categories. • African Americans • Entertainment •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 13, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 374 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 13, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.