Benajah Peterson House, 1906, Douglas

Built by Coffee County pioneer Benjah Peterson and later known as Stapleton’s Boarding House, this Victorian landmark now serves as Sims Funeral Home.

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3 responses to “Benajah Peterson House, 1906, Douglas

  1. sck

    Benajah imported the trees in front of the home, which now houses Sims Funeral Home, from India. He also donated the land that South Georgia College now sits on, as well as the land for the city cemetery where he had planted beautiful Cedar trees which he imported from Lebanon.

  2. I think this is a long past relative.

  3. John Clark

    Thanks for the memories. However, Mr. Peterson’s first name has another “a” in it. Benajah Peterson. Thanks, JMC

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