James Brown (Plaza)

James Brown (Plaza) (HM17B0)

Location: Augusta, GA 30901 Richmond County
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Country: United States of America
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N 33° 28.536', W 81° 57.987'

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Singer, songwriter, musician and one-of-a-kind performer, James Brown has thrilled millions around the world with his hit recordings and electrifying performances. The 1983 Georgia Music Hall of Fame inductee, 1986 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee and 2003 Kennedy Center honoree has called Augusta "home" since moving here when he was five. It was in Augusta's Lenox Theatre that he first received recognition for his talent by winning an amateur contest. His songs have enriched the world, and his personality and generosity have enriched this city.
Dedicated to the "Godfather of Soul" on May 6, 2005
Dr. John Savage, Sculptor
The Honorable Bob Young, Mayor

This statue is made possible by the generous financial contributions from:
Augusta Downtown Development AuthorityUsher-Fast Pace, Inc.
Mr. and Mrs. David G. Cannon
The Augusta Chronicle, Mr. William S. Morris, III, and Mr. Don Bailey
And Friends of James Brown

The City of Augusta offers special thanks to:
Augusta Recreation and Parks Department
Augusta Public Services Department
Mr. Don Rhodes
Mr. Patrick G. Blanchard
HM NumberHM17B0
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Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 7:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 410204 N 3704431
Decimal Degrees33.47560000, -81.96645000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 28.536', W 81° 57.987'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 28' 32.16" N, 81° 57' 59.22" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 852 Broad St, Augusta GA 30901, US
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