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Apex (Images of America) by Sherry Monahan PDF

By Sherry Monahan

This old fashioned, picturesque group has a fascinating background. For years it was once a rural hamlet with a close-by pond, easily known as Log Pond. It later grew to become Apex, and the pond used to be finally tired within the identify of development. Apex seemed at the map as a result of the coalfields in Chatham/Lee County. The coal businesses had to get their coal to Raleigh, and round 1870, the Chatham Railroad used to be chugging alongside, correct by way of Log Pond. It formally turned Apex with the institution of a submit place of work. Apex positioned the railroad to exploit instantly and shipped lumber, tar, turpentine, and pitch. Early on, Apex handed a number of ordinances that a few may possibly locate within the Wild West, together with these facing whiskey, playing, and prostitution. town suffered fires within the early 1900s, yet its citizens continued, and Apex's small-town appeal continues to be loved today.

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