Downtown (Dothan, AL)
By Charles Woodall
(CENTURY 21 Key Realty)
At the corner of East Main Street and Museum Street in downtown Dothan, there is a small park. Today, it is a gathering place for different events throughout the year, or even a place to enjoy an outdoor lunch. Many years ago, this was the spot where a spring, called Poplar Head Spring, served as a meeting place for Indian traders. Later, this was where the first families settled in what was later to become the city of Dothan. Across the street is the location of an old mule stable, which for many years in the early 1900’s was one of the largest mule trading posts in the south. The stable was torn down in the 1970’s. I don’t know if you can read it in the picture, but the mule stable was owned by Marvin Holman. I believe, and somebody correct me if I am wrong, that Mr. Holman’s daughter...
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