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Mike Bunn

Mike Bunn is a public historian who has spent his entire career researching and writing about the history of the American South. A graduate of the University of Alabama, he has held a variety of positions with museums, commissions, parks, and historical societies and is active with several cultural heritage organizations.

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Well Worth Stopping To See: Antebellum Columbus, Georgia, Through the Eyes of Travelers
By author: Mike Bunn
Product Code: P520
ISBN: 9780881465495
Product Format: Paperback / softback
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Price:  $20.00
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This book chronicles—through the eyes of a range of visitors—the first quarter century of the development of Columbus, Georgia. A planned city located at the head of navigation on the Chattahoochee River, the city underwent a remarkably swift transformation from isolated frontier town to Deep South commercial hub between its founding in 1828 and the eve of the Civil War. Included is a driving tour of historic sites that will enable readers to appreciate the town’s robust antebellum architectural heritage and better understand the contours of life within the borders of the original city carved from the wilderness nearly two centuries ago.