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January 1, 1895 Art Gillham is born
  Art Gillham
March 4, 1895 Augustus Bacon begins serving in the United States Senate
  Augustus Bacon
  Bacon County, Georgia
April 21, 1895 Judge Frank Arthur Hooper, Jr born, Americus, Georgia (Sumter County).
  Frank A. Hooper
August 13, 1895 The county seat of Fannin County is moved from Morganton to Blue Ridge.
  Fannin County, Georgia
September 18, 1895 Booker T. Washington makes his famous "Atlanta Compromise" speech at the opening of the 1895 Piedmont Cotton Exposition (Atlanta).
  Piedmont Park
October 8, 1895 The Liberty Bell arrives from Philadelphia to be displayed at Atlanta's Piedmont Cotton Exposition
  Piedmont Park
October 15, 1895 Two inventors, C. Francis Jenkins and Thomas Armat demonstrate the "Phontoscope," a primative version of a motion picture projector at the Piedmont Exposition in Atlanta
  Piedmont Park
October 21, 1895 On "Negro Day" at the Atlanta Exposition, Professor John Wesley Edward Bowen expounds on the achievements of African Americans, including a plea for education and a vision of a "new Negro" who has the desire and potential to aid further in building the nation.
October 27, 1895 President Grover Cleveland visits the Piedmont Exposition (Atlanta)
  Piedmont Park
October 27, 1895 Buffalo Bill and his Wild West Show appears at the Piedmont Exposition
  Piedmont Park
December 4, 1895 Coca-Cola is now sold in all 46 states of the Union according to company president Asa Chandler
December 10, 1895 City of Douglas incorporated
  Coffee County, Georgia
December 14, 1895 The Montgomery and Eufaula Railroad, which had been in receivership since 1879, is conveyed to the Central of Georgia Railway
December 16, 1895 The area around Sweetwater State Park, long known as Manchester, is renamed College Park
December 31, 1895 Cotton Exposition closes after entertaining more than 800,000 people in just over 3 months.
  Piedmont Park
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