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Westville reaches agreement
to move to Columbus
The site plan for the proposed new location in Columbus
From the August 14, 2013
issue of The Journal
Historic Westville is excited to announce it has reached an agreement with the City of Columbus that will bring the unique cultural heritage institution to the Fountain City. The agreement, which was approved Tuesday, August 13 by vote of city council, calls for the living history museum to relocate to a spacious undeveloped tract of land along South Lumpkin Road. The property is adjacent to Oxbow Meadows Environmental Learning Center and near the National Infantry Museum and bounded by the Chattahoochee River and Fort Benning. The property will be gifted to Westville by the city.
The move to Columbus presents Westville with dynamic opportunities for growth, noted Westville director Leo Goodsell.
Goodsell says that while the core of what Westville is known and loved for ... Online subscribers click here for the rest of the story.