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By John Caknipe Jr.

South Hill used to be previously positioned at the outdated Buckhorn street close to the Meherrin River. It was once the positioning 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 motorway. In 1888, W. W. "Buck" Harris, an area wheelwright and landowner at Piney Pond and Plank highway, 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 group, which surrounded the Atlantic-Danville Railroad depot. Following this, South Hill turned often called the city of highways. With every one new street got here major alterations for town and county.

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