Early Industrial Center Historical

Early Industrial Center Historical (HM1WYG)

Location: Columbus, GA 31901 Muscogee County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 27.448', W 84° 59.718'

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The tremendous energy of the
Chattahoochee made Columbus an
important manufacturing center.
Falling water powered textile,
grist, saw, and paper mills. By 1860,
the city's production of cotton and
woolen goods ranked second within
the south. After 1865, Columbus
entrepreneurs, using local capital
and labor, rapidly rebuilt their
destroyed mills. By 1880, the city
led the south in textile production,
and the Eagle & Phenix was the
south's largest textile mill.
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HM NumberHM1WYG
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Year Placed1983
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688424 N 3592913
Decimal Degrees32.45746667, -84.99530000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.448', W 84° 59.718'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 26.88" N, 84° 59' 43.08" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Chattahoochee Riverwalk (Columbus), Columbus GA 31901, US
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