Historic Markers Across Georgia



Linwood Cemetery (Side 1)



Marker ID: NSCD 
Location: At Linwood Cemetery on Linwood Blvd, Columbus, GA.
County: Muscogee
Coordinates: N 32° 28.584    W 084° 58.947
  32.4764    -84.98245
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM37RW
Linwood Cemetery (Side 1)  Marker  



Text:

A part of the 1828 plan of Columbus, Linwood contains graves of pioneer citizens and their descendents, as well as the tombs of some 200 Confederate soldiers. Among those buried here are Anna Caroline Benning (1853-1935), who formed the ´Columbus Committee´ of the National Society of the Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia; General Henry L. Benning (1814-1875), Confederate leader for whom the military post was named; industrialist and philanthropist W.C. Bradley (1863-1947); Dr. Edwin DeGraffenried (1798-1871), one of the city´s original five commissioners; Noble Leslie DeVotie (1838-1861), Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity founder;

ERECTED BY THE COLUMBUS TOWN COMMITTEE OF
THE NATIONAL SOCIETY OF THE COLONIAL DAMES OF AMERICA IN THE STATE OF GEORGIA
TO COMMEMORATE THE CENTENNIAL OF THE NSCDA IN GEORGIA
1893 - 1993



 
Notes:

Two sided marker.

 

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