Horace King (1807 - 1887) Historical

Horace King (1807 - 1887) Historical (HM1WWD)

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

N 32° 27.375', W 84° 59.699'

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Born a slave in South Carolina,
Horace King moved to this region
with his master, John Godwin, who
secured the contract for the first
bridge across the river. King
supervised the building of this span
in 1833. Freed in 1846, King was a
successful contractor who erected
wooden grist and textile mills and
numerous bridges in three states.
King served in the Alabama
Legislature from 1869 through 1872.
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HM NumberHM1WWD
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Year Placed1983
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, February 14th, 2017 at 9:01pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 688457 N 3592779
Decimal Degrees32.45625000, -84.99498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 27.375', W 84° 59.699'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 27' 22.5" N, 84° 59' 41.94" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 501 Front Ave, Columbus GA 31901, US
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