Fit for Man and Beast

Fit for Man and Beast (HMESD)

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

N 32° 27.883', W 84° 59.583'

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This watering fountain at Broadway and 10th Street represents the last one of several located in each block down Broadway. It is Columbus' oldest public fountain, dating back to the earliest days of the city. Called the Man and Beast fountain, it contains three watering bowls, one at street level for dogs, a large one in the middle for horses, and a medium-sized one near the top for people. Although we no longer go to public fountains to collect drinking water, fountains offer our community an identity and sense of history in our public spaces.
Year Placed2008
Placed ByHistoric Columbus Foundation Inc. and Historic Chattahoochee Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 6:14pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688621 N 3593721
Decimal Degrees32.46471667, -84.99305000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.883', W 84° 59.583'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 52.98" N, 84° 59' 34.98" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 932-998 Broadway, Columbus GA 31901, US
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