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Fit For Man And Beast - Columbus, Georgia
N 32° 27.899 W 084° 59.593
16S E 688605 N 3593750
Quick Description: This Historic Marker stands in the median of Broadway at 10th Street in Columbus, Georgia.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 9/28/2008 9:08:31 AM
Waymark Code: WM4TGG
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
The Marker Reads as follows:

Fit For Man And Beast

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 the public fountains to collect drinking water, fountains offer our community an identity and sense of history in our public spaces.

Erected By - Historic Columbus Foundation, Inc. – Historic Chattahoochee Commission – 2008
Type of Marker: Highway

Date: 2008

Sponsor: Historic Columbus Foundation Inc., Historic Chattahoochee Commission

Marker #: Not listed

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