Around South Hill (Images of America) by John Caknipe Jr. PDF

By John Caknipe Jr.

ISBN-10: 0738587133

ISBN-13: 9780738587134

ISBN-10: 1531658334

ISBN-13: 9781531658335

South Hill was once previously positioned at the outdated Buckhorn highway close to the Meherrin River. It used to be the location of the 1st chartered tuition in Mecklenburg County in 1814. whilst the founder/teacher/minister/postmaster died in 1857, many from the group relocated three miles east to the Boydton-Petersburg Plank dual carriageway. In 1888, W. W. "Buck" Harris, a neighborhood wheelwright and landowner at Piney Pond and Plank street, died. At public sale, fifty five acres of his estate have been bought, platted, and parceled on the market through A. E. Batemen and Charles Peck to set up a brand new South Hill neighborhood, which surrounded the Atlantic-Danville Railroad depot. Following this, South Hill grew to become referred to as the city of highways. With each one new road got here major adjustments for town and county.

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