Columbus in Muscogee County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
Haiman's Sword Factory
Erected 1994 by Georgia Department of Natural Resources. (Marker Number 106-17.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Georgia Historical Society/Commission marker series.
Location. 32° 28.406′ N, 84° 59.494′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Georgia, in Muscogee County. Marker is on 1st Avenue 0 miles north of 14th Street, on the right when traveling north. 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. Philip Thomas Schley (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ernest Woodruff / Robert Winship Woodruff Birthplace of Robert Winship Woodruff (about 400 feet away); The Rankin House (about 400 feet away); General Benning (about 500 feet away); High Uptown Historic District / Garrett-Bullock-Delay House (about 500 feet away); Battle of Columbus (about 600 feet away); George Parker Swift I (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
More about this marker. The marker was observed standing in 2006. It was reported and verified missing May 1, 2011. It was verified replaced November 10, 2016. The 1994 marker had replaced an earlier marker with the same title and similar text, erected by the Georgia Historical Commission at this location, which had also disappeared. The text is that of the more recent marker, taken from the web site, "Latitude 34 North, Historic Markers Across Georgia."
Regarding Haiman's Sword Factory. Columbus, Georgia sword makers Louis and Elias Haiman operated the largest sword manufactory within the Southern Confederacy. They rented the top floor of a building
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 25, 2011, by David Seibert of Sandy Springs, Georgia. This page has been viewed 687 times since then and 30 times this year. Last updated on November 4, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Photos: 1. submitted on November 19, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 2. submitted on November 3, 2013, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. 3. submitted on November 19, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.