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Something you might not have known: Augusta’s Ensign fountain



Tucked away on the lawn of the Old Medical College of Georgia building sits a curious granite object surrounded by bushes. At first glance, people might think it is an oversized bird bath or perhaps a quirky piece of modern art.

However, the polished granite object is not a sculpture. It is an E...

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  1. Scott, thanks so much for this information…I had wondered for yrs what happened to the Fountain and so happy to know it was not destroyed; also, it is great to learn about the interesting history. I lived on 900 block of 15th until the City bought all the property as Urban Renewal (the VA Hosp. is built on the property where my home was) and I would go from home to the water fountain, drink some water, visit the Firemen at the #5 Fire Station and then to Allen Park to see Ms Sullivan, the Parks Director, and play with all the neighborhood kids. Those were wonderful days.
    I always enjoy your column Something you might not have known…thank you.

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