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Columbus Historic District and Columbus Museum

Columbus' Historic District features brick paved streets and Heritage Park. The park contains life size bronzed statues and celebrates the contributions made to the city during the Industrial Revolution. The Columbus Museum features 18th century furniture, Native American crafts as well as American Impressionist paintings and contemporary art.

Fountain City Classic

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The Fountain City Classic is an annual gridiron showdown between the Albany State University Golden Rams and the Fort Valley State University Wildcats. The football game takes place at A. J. McClung Memorial Stadium. This annual Fall event is called "A Gathering" and includes pre-football game activities such as a worship service, fairs, networking, entertainment, golf tournament, parade, and of course tailgating.

Heritage Corner Tour

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This Historic Columbus Georgia tour includes five house museums. These museums include primitive, circa 1800, 1870 and posh homes. The Walker-Peters-Langdon House, a Federal cottage built in 1828, is included on this tour. Walker-Peters-Langdon House, located at 716 Broadway, is considered to be Columbus' oldest house. The Heritage Tour also includes the home of John S. Pemberton, inventor of Coca-Cola. This home features the lab where Pemberton developed the world's favorite soft drink. Fees apply. Group rates are available. For more information, call 706-322-0756.

The Hollywood Connection

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The Hollywood Connection is a 125,000 square foot entertainment center presented by Carmike Cinemas. The center features a 10-plex digital surround sound theatre, a 1950s theme restaurant, 18-hole miniature golf, a high-tech 100 game arcade, a skate center with a DJ and advance lighting, a teen dance club, party rooms and an amusement park. The Hollywood Connection is located in the Bradley Park area of Columbus. Carmike Cinemas, one of the world's largest theatre chains, is headquartered in Columbus.

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Joseph House Gallery

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Joseph House Gallery features original Georgia and Alabama artwork such as sculptures, pottery, watercolors and prints.

Liberty Theatre Cultural Center

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Liberty Theatre Cultural Center is a community performing arts center. Built in 1924 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Liberty Theatre was Columbus' first African-American theater and the city's largest movie house. This historic theatre has witnessed performances by Marion Anderson, Cab Calloway, Ella Fitzgerald, Lena Horne and Ma Rainey. Liberty Theatre is also a major attraction on Georgia's Black Heritage Trail.

Port Columbus National Naval Civil War Museum

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Port Columbus is a museum dedicated to Civil War naval battles. It features the CSS Jackson - a 22-foot Confederate ironclad gunboat, a reconstructed Confederate Naval Shipyard, a full scale reproduction of the USS Water Witch, as well as uniforms, equipment and weapons used by both the Confederate and Union navies.

RiverCenter for the Performing Arts

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RiverCenter for the Performing Arts is the home of the Columbus Symphony and a popular location for performances by visiting entertainers.

Springer Opera House

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Springer Opera House is Georgia's Official State Theatre. Built in the valley of the Chattahoochee River by Alsace immigrant Francis Joseph Springer, a lover of Rhine River Valley theatre, music and dance, the opera house first opened in 1871 and quickly became a favorite stop for tours between Washington DC and New Orleans. The theatre features an Edwardian grand lobby and a gaslit street.

Tuskegee Morehouse Classic

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The annual Tuskegee Morehouse Classic is a gridiron showdown between the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers and the Morehouse College Maroon Tigers. The football game takes place at A. J. McClung Memorial Stadium. This Grand Daddy classic event also includes pre-football game activities such as a golf tournament, comedy show, parade, and of course tailgating.

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