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Philip Thomas Schley - HCC - Muscogee Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 32° 28.442 W 084° 59.429
16S E 688843 N 3594759
Quick Description: Philip Thomas Schley historic marker located on Second Avenue at 15th Street, Columbus, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/2/2010 8:44:34 PM
Waymark Code: WM80DA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
Views: 2

Long Description:

Philip Thomas Schley


This house was built cira 1840 on the present site of First Presbyterian Church, by Philip Thomas Schley. Capt. Schley came to Columbus in 1834 at the request of his brother, Georgia Gov. William to command the Muscogee Blues, a militia company active in the Indian Wars. In 1858 Capt. Schley sold his lot to the Presbyterians and had his house dismantled, moved and rebuilt at this site, 14455 Second Avenue. The house was later owned by the family of James H. Warner, who had been Chief Engineer of the Confederate Navel Iron Works in Columbus.

Erected by the Historic Chattahoochee Commission
and the Historic Columbus Foundation
1987


Type of Marker: Building

Date: 1987

Sponsor: Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Historic Columbus Foundation

Marker #: Not listed

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