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Henry Woodfin Grady
May 24, 1850 Henry Woodfin Grady is born, Athens, Georgia
  Henry Woodfin Grady
March 14, 1874 Henry Grady publishes an editorial titled The New South in the old Atlanta Herald. In it he calls for creation of a regional economy based on an industrialized South. He later turned these concepts into a stump speech.
  Henry Woodfin Grady
October 18, 1876 Having given up on a journalism career in Atlanta, Henry Grady is on the way to the Atlanta passenger depot to catch a train to Augusta and a waiting job. He runs into Evan Howell, who had just purchased a major interest in the Atlanta Constitution. Howell offers Grady a job on the spot and before the train leaves, Grady and Howell are headed for the offices of the Constitution. One of Grady's first hires is Joel Chandler Harris.
  Henry Woodfin Grady
October 19, 1876 Henry Grady hires Joel Chandler Harris, who had fled Savannah because of yellow fever
  Henry Woodfin Grady
December 23, 1889 Henry Woodfin Grady dies.
  Henry Woodfin Grady
October 21, 1891 Atlanta's Henry W. Grady monument is dedicated. A ten-foot bronze statue rests upon a pedestal of Georgia granite
  Henry Woodfin Grady
May 25, 1892 Named for Henry Woodfin Grady, Grady Hospital is dedicated
  Henry Woodfin Grady
  Atlanta, Georgia (through 1900)
August 17, 1905 Grady County created
  Creation of Georgia Counties
  Grady County, Georgia
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