The Heritage Collection

Forward Movement Is Still Going Strong in DeFuniak

DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Sept. 6 — (Special).–DeFuniak Springs continues to move forward. The pace: The Hygeia people will put in a large plant to manufacture, bottle and distribute their product, Coca-Cola. This plant will supply Crestview, Chlpley and surrounding towns, and DeFuniak Springs and Walton county. Daily capacity 1,20O cases. The

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Hotels

COMMERCIAL HOTEL, DeFuniak, Fla.–New management; newly furnished; free bath and sample rooms; good meals and good beds. Traveling men especially solicited. Rates $2 per day. Mrs. M. H. Stanley, Prop. . . . . . BROWN HOUSE–DeFuniak Springs. Good bed, airy rooms, elegant meals; free bath and sample rooms. Special

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Fifteenth Plant

The manufacturing and bottling plant of the Hygeia Company to be erected in DeFuniak will be the fifteenth owned by that company in the south. The DeFuniak plant will equal in size the plants at Pensacola and Anniston, Ala. [Source: The Pensacola Journal, September 9, 1924, Page 2.]

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DeFuniak to Have Bottling Plant

Hygeia Works to Be Installed; Will Have Capacity of 1,200 Cases Daily. DEFUNIAK SPRINGS, Sept 6 — (Special) The Hygeia, or Coca-Cola, people will put in a manufacturing and bottling plant in DeFuniak Springs. The Hygeia distributing plant for DeFuniak the eastern part of the city, and the Springs and

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Hygeia Coca Cola Bottling Plant

In June of 1903 L. G. Crosby became sole owner of the new Pensacola Coca Cola franchise. In September of that year he produced the first bottle of Coca Cola in the Pensacola plant. By 1924 Crosby had succeeded in running this competitors out of business and was the only

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Fixtures for the First National Bank

The Apalachicola Times reported the following in its October 10, 1908, edition: MARSHALL & CO., are making fixtures for the First National Bank, of DeFuniak, consisting of counters, railings and cypress paneled petitions for three rooms, making altogether very handsome fittings. Historian Mark Curenton of Apalachicola, who contributed the newspaper

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