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The Town Of North

 
 
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By Mike Stroud, July 2008
1. The Town Of North Marker
Inscription. In the year 1891, John F. North, Samson A. Livingston, and George W. Pou gave jointly and equally one hundred acres of land to establish a town and railway depot. The seperate tracts joined near this spot. The town was named in honor of John F. North, a Confederate veteran and the oldest of the three men, who was elected first mayor.
 
Erected 1970 by Citizens of North sponsored by Tricentennial Committee of North. (Marker Number 38-12.)
 
Location. 33° 36.928′ N, 81° 6.209′ W. Marker is in North, South Carolina, in Orangeburg County. Marker is on North Road (U.S. 178) west of U.S. 321, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in front of Town Hall. Marker is in this post office area: North SC 29112, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Moorefield Memorial Highway (approx. 1.5 miles away); Neeses (approx. 5.9 miles away); Great Branch School and Teacherage (approx. 8.7 miles away); Old Indian Trail (approx. 9.8 miles away); The Salley Family (approx. 12 miles away); Capt. Dempsey Hammond Salley (approx. 12 miles away); Zion Church (approx. 14.3 miles away); Orangeburgh and Ninety Six Road (approx. 14.5 miles away).
 
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The Town Of North Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, July 15, 2008
2. The Town Of North Marker
in front of Town Hall, North Rd (US-178)
 History of North, SC. King Cotton was easily grown in the fertile soil around North. Until 1946, North was one of the best cotton markets in the area. (Submitted on July 15, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
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The Town Of North Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2008
3. The Town Of North Marker
Main St. West is in the backround.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 945 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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