On West Broad Street (U.S. 78) 0 miles west of Bowden Street, on the right when traveling east.
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 . . . — — Map (db m30727) HM
On West Broad Street (Georgia Route 78) at Pray Street, on the right when traveling east on West Broad Street.
Young Vansant with his brother Rueben moved from Cowpen, S.C., to the Cherokee lands west of Atlanta in the year 1850. As the County of Douglas began to form, both brothers wished to give land for a county seat. A friendly fist duel ensued and the . . . — — Map (db m61160) HM