Nancy's Creek furnished power for operating a mill.
Harris and Solomon Goodwin, who moved to Georgia from South Carolina, became owners of the land in the 1830s.
The Goodwin home and the family graveyard have been preserved at the 3900 block of Peachtree Road, near Dresden Drive.
On July 31, 2012, Brookhaven was approved in a referendum to become De Kalb County's 11th city.
Incorporation officially took place on December 17, 2012, Brookhaven's first permanent European settler was John Evins, who started a plantation around 1810.
Brookhaven was a hub between the Illinois Central (formerly the New Orleans, Jackson and Great Northern), the Brookhaven and Pearl River Railroad, the Mississippi Central, and the Meridian, Brookhaven, and Natchez Railroad. Chase, the Tudor-revival brick building was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980.
In 1907, Illinois Central constructed the Union Station and freight house in downtown Brookhaven.
The facility is located in the town's old power plant, originally constructed in 1890.
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The Godbold Transportation Center is a train station in Brookhaven, Mississippi, United States, served by Amtrak's City of New Orleans passenger train.
Large expanses of glass on the principal elevations allow natural light to flood the waiting room.
The wooden benches used by passengers were once located in the old Illinois Central depot.
Brookhaven is a city in the northeastern suburbs of Atlanta.Home to about 51,029, it is located in western De Kalb County, Georgia, United States, directly northeast of Atlanta.