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Bulloch History

When automobiles first showed up in Statesboro

On October 1, 1905, Statesboro resident L.F. Davis drove his new car from Savannah into Bulloch County. Unfortunately for him, some 10 miles out of Savannah, the auto began acting up, and before he knew it, it was dead. Stranded in Arcola, he ended getting a tow into town behind a mule, which was not at all the way he had expected to make his glorious entrance into the Boro with the very first of these new-fangled vehicles to make it that far west of Savannah.

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