"Kinfolks' Corner" Historical

"Kinfolks' Corner" Historical (HM1WTK)

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

N 32° 27.88', W 84° 59.669'

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From the 1840's, this building stood among others of its type at this historic downtown intersection. Known traditionally as "Kinfolks' Corner," the area was the meeting place for generations of citizens from Columbus and neighboring Alabama counties. Its importance is sustained by the redevelopment of this section which includes a U.S. Department of Interior National Historic Landmark District. Carson McCullers (1917-1967), Columbus-born author of international renown, alluded strongly to this culturally diverse corner in her celebrated 1946 novel, The Member of the Wedding.
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Date Added Monday, February 6th, 2017 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688486 N 3593713
Decimal Degrees32.46466667, -84.99448333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.88', W 84° 59.669'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 52.8" N, 84° 59' 40.14" W
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Area Code(s)706
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 940 Front Ave, Columbus GA 31901, US
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