The city's first newspaper was called the International. The paper's first issues were printed in Bisbee and sent down to Douglas for distribution. In March of 1902, the Douglas Dispatch (still published today) presented its first issue, with A.F. Banta as the first publisher.
Take a tour through Douglas’ fascinating past from its early mining history to the later Maquiladores years. These are the places and faces that have made Douglas Arizona’s home town.