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Local History is in The Art of Tattooing


Tattoos are among the earliest and most universal art forms. For more than 5,000 years, cultures from every continent have been using tattoos to symbolize status, rites of passage, or simply as personal embellishment.  The oldest discovery of tattooed human skin is found on Ötzi the Iceman, dating between 3370 and 3100 BC. Yet, in 1961 New York City (and many other cities) declared it “unlawful...

Connect Columbus Is Bringing The City To You!


Are you looking for a way to engage in the community? To see why the Columbus, Georgia Region is a great place to work, live and play? The Young Professionals are hosting their 4th annual “Connect Columbus” event Thursday evening, at The Columbus Museum, 5:30-7:30 p.m. and they are bringing the city to you! In an effort to connect YPs to the community, this event will feature...

Changing of the Guards


“Changing of the Guards” is a phrase originally referring to a shift change of new guards replacing the old guards at Buckingham Palace, and depicts what appears to be happening in our community. The saying metaphorically signifies new people replacing people in positions of importance. A “Changing of the Guard” can be an elaborate ceremony with fanfare, like at Buckingham Palace, or...

Perfect Date Night in Columbus, GA


One of the many gems in Columbus, GA is our museum and its lovely garden. It was designed for W.C. Bradley in the 1920's by the father of American landscape architect, Frederick Law Olmsted, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places!