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The Fairburn gazette. (Fairburn, Ga.) 1871-1871

 

Title:

The Fairburn gazette.

Place of Publication:

Fairburn, Ga.

Geographic coverage:

  • None, Campbell county
  • Fairburn, Fulton county

Publisher:

A.D. Starnes

Dates of publication:

1871-1871

Description:

  • Began in 1871.
  • -v. 1, no. 6 (May 5, 1871).

Languages:

  • English

Subjects:

  • Fairburn (Ga.)--Newspapers.
  • Fulton County (Ga.)--Newspapers.
  • Georgia--Fairburn.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01217060
  • Georgia--Fulton County.--fast--(OCoLC)fst01211153

Notes:

  • Also on microfilm: Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia Libraries.
  • Description based on: Vol. 1, no. 6 (May 5, 1871).

LCCN:

sn89053477

OCLC:

20137987

The Fairburn gazette. May 5, 1871

About

The citizens of Campbell County named the city of Fairburn the county seat by referendum vote in 1871. In March of 1871, A. D. Starnes, anticipating an economic boom in the town, founded the Fairburn Gazette as the city’s first weekly newspaper. The paper did not stay in Fairburn long as Starnes moved his paper to Palmetto, Georgia that same year and retitled it the Palmetto Gazette. Starnes served as editor of the paper with E. H. Miller as publisher during this period. By 1872, A. O. Cantrell owned the newspaper, now titled the Palmetto Shield, and ceased publication early that year to work on the Fairburn Waif.