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By Lisa Cooper

The formation of Douglasville coincided whilst New South beliefs have been reshaping villages into railroad cities around the South in the course of Reconstruction. In 1875, enterprise and political leaders labored from the floor as much as offer Douglasville with each one portion of a brand new South city, together with a railroad, cotton mill, lodge, financial institution, and a advertisement district. this present day, the valuable enterprise district is indexed within the nationwide sign in of old areas and offers a picture relating to how the city fathers actualized their imaginative and prescient of and company. Douglasville's founders will be happy in the event that they visited the city they created 138 years in the past. It has entered the twenty first century as a colourful urban with a thriving historical district, in addition to a vacation spot for companies starting from Google to the yank pink Cross.

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