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Table of Contents                                                                                A Look Back at Coffee County

           Table of Contents                                                 1989                               1827                             1830s                               February 9, 1854
         3	 The Chamber                                              Douglas downtown historic              Local wars occur               Methodist revivals take                 Coffee County was created
        4	 Douglas-Coffee County At-A-Glance                       district and the Gaskin Avenue         between Creek Indians                                                   from sections of Clinch, Irwin,
        5	 Getting Started                                         historic district were named as a        and early settlers.              place in Douglas.                     Telfair, and Ware counties.
        7	 Community Involvement                                   part of the National Register of
        7	 Faith & Religion
        8	 Economic Development                                            Historic Places.
       12	 Education
       16	 Healthcare                                                      1959
       20	 Housing/Real Estate                                     Georgia General Assembly
       22	 Leisure                                                   created Douglas-Coffee
       24	 Calendar of Events                                      County Industrial Authority.

                   The Douglas-Coffee County Chamber Magazine is            1941-1945                                              Coffee                                              1858
                   produced by the Douglas-Coffee County Chamber     The airport was used as a primary                            County                                            City of Douglas
                                                                    pilot-training base for the Army Air                        1854-2016                                            established as
                     of Commerce. Although every effort has been                                                                                                                      county seat.
                     made to ensure accuracy, we cannot guarantee       Corps during World War II.
                                                                             1927                                                                                                       1887
                             that dates, telephone numbers,                                                                                                                        Petitions circulate to
                        and other information have not changed.       An airport was constructed
                                                                    on the campus of The Eleventh                                                                                     move Douglas
                                     Call 912-384-1873                                                                                                                            courthouse to Pearson.
                                or visit us at douglasga.org.          District Agricultural and
                                The Atrium Office Complex          Mechanical School, which served
                          114 North Peterson Avenue, Suite 205      as a landing field for the Dixie
                                                                   and Northern Air Line and as an
                                    Douglas, GA 31533              aviation school for Dixie Aviation.

                                                                             1927                          1920s-1930s                1909                     1907                   1888-1890s
                                                                   The Eleventh District Agricultural     Douglas became one      The Georgia and         The Eleventh District    Benajah Peterson and
                                                                   and Mechanical School became           of Georgia’s leading    Florida Railroad                                community join to save
                                                                   South Georgia College, the first                             located its offices and     Agricultural and       Douglas as the county
                                                                                                           tobacco markets.      shops in Douglas.       Mechanical School was     seat by building a new
                                                                         state junior college.                                                           established in Douglas.   courthouse, churches,
                                                                                                                                                                                   commercial buildings,
                                                                                                                                                                                  residences, a new school,
                                                                                                                                                                                    and three railroads.

            Linda Mosely.............................................................Publisher
            Mark Mosely..............................................Executive Editor
            Burt Bray.............................................Marketing Executive
            Teresa Greer...............................................Managing Editor
            Dana Moody................................Editor/PR Coordinator
            Stephen Hefner......................................Creative Director
            Leilani Durden...............................Production Manager
            Melanie Schmermund.....................Graphic Designer
            Bob Swinehart.......................................Graphic Designer
            DanielThompson................................Graphic Designer
            Robert Weems...............................................Photographer
            Donna McCullough..................Proofing Coordinator
            Dianna Herring....................................................................COO
            Connie Parker.......................................Business Manager
            Thomas Schaefer..................................................IT Director

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               Island, GA 31522, (912) 638-0780. Copyright ©2016 by Great Southern Publishers,
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