Pemberton Cottage Historical

Pemberton Cottage Historical (HM1WSL)

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

N 32° 27.547', W 84° 59.557'

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From 1855 to 1860 Dr. John S. Pemberton, originator of the formula for Coca-Cola, lived in this house with his family. Dr. Pemberton and his wife Ann Eliza Clifford Lewis had one son, Charles. As a druggist in Columbus, he originated several medicines before he moved to Atlanta in 1869. Dr. Pemberton died in 1888 and is buried in Linwood Cemetery. In 1972, Historic Columbus and the Coca-Cola Company partnered to save and restore the home. Originally located at 1017 3rd Avenue, the house and an outbuilding were moved to this site. The home served as a house museum until 2013.

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Top left: Dr. Pemberton and his family
Top right: In 1972, Historic Columbus took the house down to its original studs in order to restore its original shape.

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[Drawing of Pemberton Cottage]

The Victorian details and a half-story added by a later owner of the home were removed when the home was moved to this site.
Year Placed2015
Placed ByHistoric Columbus Foundation, Inc. and the Historic Chattahoochee Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, February 5th, 2017 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688673 N 3593101
Decimal Degrees32.45911667, -84.99261667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.547', W 84° 59.557'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 32.82" N, 84° 59' 33.42" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 11 7th St, Columbus GA 31901, US
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