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During the 1880s one of the largest events held in Douglas County and perhaps never equaled since happened to be the Piedmont Chautauqua.
With the exception of the Cultural Arts Center our older Douglas County homes are all privately owned and have no historic designation. The homes that remain are treasures.
Our mill is gone, but if we are really honest with ourselves it was gone when the mill ceased to operate and the doors were padlocked, it ceased to exist when the first awning sagged, it ceased to exist when the fence surrounding the property developed a
One thing is clear – interesting Douglasville political seasons are nothing new – no matter the office involved.
Was there really a wooden bridge that spanned the railroad track in downtown Douglasville, providing a pedestrian walkway from Broad Street over to Strickland Street?
It still bothers me a bit that part of our (Douglasville) historic downtown area was gathered up and thrown into a dumpster, but it couldn't be saved.
The death sentence for the town of Campbellton came about per most sources when the Atlanta & West Point Railroad failed to be built through Campbellton.
One of the first settlers of what would one day be Douglas County was a man by the name of Moses Wilson. Like so many others he packed up his wagon and made the trek from North Carolina to Georgia in 1829 after the Indian removal.
From what I can see it’s much more fun for our lawmaking bodies to pass laws than it is for them to repeal them. It’s interesting to see what still remains on the books in some jurisdictions.
The crash of Flight 242 at New Hope was the first crash in Georgia involving a scheduled airline flight since 1941, and had the most fatalities regarding a crash within the state boundaries.
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