Augusta, Georgia: James Brown Statue Team Field Report

850 Broad St., Augusta, GA
The statue stands in the median of Hwy 28/Broad St., between 8th and 9th Sts.
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James Brown Statue.

James Brown Statue
The Godfather of Soul, immortalized in bronze, with signature cape and microphone. Report... [08/13/2017]
Augusta, Georgia - Your James Brown Pose: Make It Funky
James Brown Statue: The Arts Council of Augusta, Georgia, has pointed a security camera at their city's James Brown Statue. [04/11/2008] Complete Story...

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James Brown Plaza.

James Brown Statue

James Brown is in kind of a run down area. I jumped out of my car, took a few pictures and got outa there!

[Vance Erwin, 08/10/2019]

"There's no doubt, you're out of sight. Out of sight, whoo, wee." - James Brown

James Brown: First Monument with a Jukebox?

Before it finally was erected, the life-size bronze statue of James Brown in downtown Augusta, Georgia, weathered its share of controversies. And now that it's finally up, storm clouds have gathered once more.

... [02/24/2007] Complete News Story

James Brown Statue Finally Unveiled

In 2003 Augusta, GA, appropriated $40,000 to erect a life-size bronze statue of its famous son, James Brown, 72, the "Godfather of Soul." The statue was to be unveiled early in 2004, coinciding with a music festival named in Brown's honor. Then, in January 2004, James Brown was thrown into prison after reportedly pushing his wife to the floor and threatening her with a chair.... [05/08/2005] Complete News Story

Nearby Offbeat Places

Titanic Hero - Butt's BridgeTitanic Hero - Butt's Bridge, Augusta, GA - 1 mi.
Big CupBig Cup, Augusta, GA - 2 mi.
Hitler's Telephone: U.S. Army Signal Corps MuseumHitler's Telephone: U.S. Army Signal Corps Museum, Fort Gordon, GA - 11 mi.
In the region:
Big Man the Muffler Man, Washington, GA - 47 mi.

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