Sherry Monahan's Apex (Images of America) PDF

By Sherry Monahan

This old fashioned, picturesque neighborhood has an engaging background. For years it was once a rural hamlet with a close-by pond, easily referred to as Log Pond. It later grew to become Apex, and the pond was once finally tired within the identify of development. Apex seemed at the map as a result 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 via 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 couple of ordinances that a few may perhaps locate within the Wild West, together with these facing whiskey, playing, and prostitution. town suffered fires within the early 1900s, yet its citizens persisted, and Apex's small-town attraction remains to be loved today.

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