Douglas County historical marker

Collection:
Georgia Historical Markers
Title:
Douglas County historical marker
Creator:
Jackson, Edwin L.
Date of Original:
1996/2014
Subject:
Historical markers--Georgia--Douglas County
Counties--Georgia--Douglas County
Location:
United States, Georgia, Douglas County, 33.7018284, -84.7679728
United States, Georgia, Douglas County, Douglasville, 33.7515, -84.74771
Medium:
photographs
Type:
StillImage
Format:
image/jpeg
Description:
Location: Old Douglas County Courthouse, Douglasville
Text of marker: "DOUGLAS COUNTY. This county, created by Act of the Legislature October 17, 1870, is named for Stephen A. Douglas, the "Little Giant," a Vermonter who was Congressman from Illinois 1843 to '47, Senator from '47 to '61, and Democratic candidate for President in 1860 on the ticket with Gov. Herschel V. Johnson, of Georgia, for Vice President. Among the first County Officers were: Sheriff T.H. Sellman, Clerk of Superior Court A.L. Gorman, Ordinary Wm. Hindman, Tax Receiver Jno. M. James, Tax Collector M.D. Watkins, Treasurer C.P. Bower, Coroner S.W. Biggers and Surveyor John M. Hughey. 048-1 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1954"
Metadata URL:
https://dlg.usg.edu/record/dlg_ghm_douglas-county
Digital Object URL:
http://dlg.galileo.usg.edu/do:dlg_ghm_douglas-county
Holding Institution:
Digital Library of Georgia
Rights:

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