Candler was involved in two significant real estate deals that changed the face of DeKalb County. ... Buford Highway, and Dresden Drive from a struggling farmer named Harwell Parks Tilly, who abandoned the area for more fertile land in south Georgia. ... By 9 p.m. on his first day in town, he had landed a job in the drug store of George J. Howard on Peachtree Street. ... Candlera#39;s administration include improvements to sewers, police, fire and sanitation service, libraries, and parks.
|Title||:||Historic Dekalb County|
|Publisher||:||HPN Books - 2008-01-01|