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Queen City Hotel Site

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1501 N 7th Ave
Columbus, MS

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Queen City Hotel was the center of the African-American business district in the mid-twentieth century. It was also the focus of lodging and entertainment for the African-American community. It was constructed, owned and operated in 1909 by Robert Walker, who was once a slave.

The hotel played host to such luminaries as Louis Armstrong, Pearl Bailey, B.B. King, Duke Ellington, Little Richard, and James Brown, as well as many professional baseball players.

15th Street North and 7th Avenue North


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R.E. Hunt Museum

The R. E. Hunt Museum & Cultural Center is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2011 and supported by alumni, volunteers and friends.   R. E. Hunt opened its…

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Upcoming Events

Lion Hills Golf Course Ladies Scramble

25 Aug 2017

This golf event is hosted by Lion Hills Center and Golf Course, 2331 Military Road,…
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Reception honoring Rep. Tyrone Ellis

26 Aug 2017

Saturday, August 26, at 6 p.m., a reception to honor retiring State Representative Tyrone Ellis…
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The Sumic Trio performs

27 Aug 2017

Sunday, August 27, at 2 p.m., the Columbus Arts Council presents The Sumic Trio, three…
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