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Slaughter RanchIn 1887, John Slaughter purchased the ranch that is now known as the San Bernardino Wildlife Refuge. He re-established cattle ranching and farming and they continued until 1979. The ranch is now registered as a National Historic Landmark and provides a glimpse of turn-of-the-century life in the lush ranchland of Southern Arizona.

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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.
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 Historic Douglas 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.

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