The Second Big McDonough Fire
The Henry Weekly November 1910.
A huge fire destroys the buildings housing the McDonough Drug Co., The National Bank, and Dr.
Lifsey's office. This was a two story structure on the corner of Key's Ferry and Macon Streets. The
property of Annie Lemon, Judge Paul Turner, the Post Office are a loss.
Mrs. Nolan who is the guardian of Annie Lemon plans to rebuild as soon as possible. The
McDonough Drug Store and Post Office will occupy the same locations as before the fire in the new
The records of the Bank, Post Office, and Drug Store were in vaults and were undamaged. This was
a very hard hit for McDonough after recovering from the "Big Fire of 1903." Those fires took a toll
on the city's history.
1. The Mother of Counties, Mrs. Rainer, 1971.
2. Henry Weekly, Nov. 1910.