Historic Markers Across Georgia



Linwood Cemetery (Side 2)



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 2)  Marker  



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Helen Augusta Howard (1865-1934), founder of the Georgia Woman Suffrage Association; Ulysses Lewis (1799-1856), city´s first intendant and kinsman of George Washington; pharmacist John S. Pemberton (1831-1888), originator of the formula for Coca-Cola; the Reverend Dr. Lovick Pierce (1785-1879), the ´Nestor of Southern Methodism´ Philip T. Shutze (1890-1982), 20th century neo-classical architect; Springer Opera House founder Francis J. Springer (1834-1882); and physician-poet Francis O. Ticknor (1822-1874). Named for Ernest Linwood (1856), a novel by Caroline Lee Hentz, the cemetery was entered on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.

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



 
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Two sided marker.

 

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