Columbia in Maury County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
1946 Columbia Race Riot
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3D 83.)
Location. 35° 36.8′ N, 87° 1.967′ W. Marker is in Columbia, Tennessee, in Maury County. Marker is on East 8th Street, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. The opposite side of this marker is titled, "A.J. Morton Funeral Home". Marker is in this post office area: Columbia TN 38401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A.J. Morton Funeral Home (here, next to this marker); James K. Polk House (approx. 0.3 miles James Knox Polk (approx. 0.3 miles away); Columbia Military Academy (approx. 1.4 miles away); Historic Elm Springs (approx. 2 miles away); Hood and Schofield (approx. 2 miles away); Road to Nashville (approx. 2.6 miles away); Joseph Brown (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbia.
Also see . . . Columbia Race Riots. (Submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights •
Credits. This page was last revised on August 24, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 75 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2016, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.