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In Georgia History

First Ad for Coca-Cola

Three weeks earlier - on May 8 - John Pemberton had sold the first glass of Coca-Cola at the soda fountain of Jacob’s Pharmacy in Atlanta. Today, he ran the first advertisement for Coca- Cola in the Atlanta Journal. Pemberton...
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In Their Own Words

Desperation Recorded in Young Colony

In his journal entry for this day, William Stephens recorded the desperate mood often brought upon the settlers in the struggling young colony: “Proper Notice was taken of the Day by hoisting the Flag; but an unnecessary waste of powder...
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