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

By John Caknipe Jr.

ISBN-10: 0738587133

ISBN-13: 9780738587134

ISBN-10: 1531658334

ISBN-13: 9781531658335

South Hill used to be previously situated at the outdated Buckhorn highway close to the Meherrin River. It was once the positioning of the 1st chartered university 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 motorway. 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 via 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 turned often called town of highways. With each one new street got here major alterations for town and county.

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