Friday, 21st July 2017
City of Headland, Alabama
City of Headland, Alabama

Douglas Park

Douglas Park is named after the Douglas Family. Ruby Farmer Douglas owned and sold the land to the City of Headland to expand their recreational facilities. This land was inherited by Ms. Ruby's husband, Chester B. Douglas, from his father, Alford Douglas, who served for many years as the Town Marshall in Headland.

Sheldon Field is named after Sheldon Grace, great-grandson of Chester and Ruby Douglas, grandson of Tim & Jeannine Grace and Howard & Judy Holland, son of Clay and Holli Grace. Howard is our current Director of Recreation for the City of Headland.

Golden Field is named after E. L. "Booster" Golden. Booster served the city as a councilman for many years and was instrumental in obtaining funds for our recreation department. He served as a coach for youth baseball for many years.