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In addition to being the only U.S. Army training center for infantry, the fort also trains airborne troops. Monday and Wednesday visitors can go to the drop zone and watch the paratroopers land. Guided tours of the base are available.

Location: 3335 Bourg, Columbus Georgia Telephone 706-689-8856

Other History nearby:
(Andersonville) Andersonville Civil War Village
(Andersonville) Andersonville National Historic Site
(Opelika) Brownfield House
(Union Springs) Bullock County Courthouse
(Union Springs) Bullock County Jail Museum
(Fort Mitchell) Chattahoochee Indian Heritage Center

08/04 Coming to The Columbus area
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Powers' Festival Newnan GA April27-28 Powers Festival supplies the best arts, crafts, food, fun, and entertainment.