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Columbus Ironworks - Muscogee Co., GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
N 32° 27.725 W 084° 59.801
16S E 688285 N 3593423
Quick Description: The Columbus Ironworks historic marker is mounted on a concrete pedestal and is located on “The River Walk” next to the Chattahoochee River at the Columbus Convention & Trade Center, Columbus, GA.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 1/8/2010 10:38:39 AM
Waymark Code: WM819J
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 3

Long Description:

Columbus Ironworks

Organized in 1853, this facility produced steam engines for the Confederate Navy before being burned by federal troops in April 1865. Functioning again by September of the same year, the firm manufactured cast and wrought iron goods for homes, farms, mills, and riverboats. The plant burned again in 1902, and the company built the structure which still stands on the bluff above the river.


Type of Marker: Park

Marker #: none

Date: 1983

Sponsor: Unknown

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