Tri-City Ledger -

By Kevin McKinley
Guest Writer 

The birth of South Flomaton, Inc

 

January 3, 2019

Courtesy Photo

A South Flomaton business. Photo courtesy of Jerry Fischer

The later part of 1945 was a time of great optimism and hope across the area and the nation in that World War II had concluded with an Allied victory and the men and women of the US armed forces were coming home.

Consistent with this optimism, the people of South Flomaton voted to incorporate on November 1, 1945. According to a Pensacola News Journal article of November 3, 1945; "The people of South Flomaton acted under an 1828 law that held if citizens of an area wished to incorporate as a municipality they must legally advertise notice of a meeting on the issue four weeks in advance and t...



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