Download e-book for iPad: Apex (Images of America) by Sherry Monahan

By Sherry Monahan

ISBN-10: 0738566381

ISBN-13: 9780738566382

ISBN-10: 1531643523

ISBN-13: 9781531643522

This old fashioned, picturesque neighborhood has an attractive heritage. For years it used to be a rural hamlet with a close-by pond, easily referred to as Log Pond. It later turned Apex, and the pond was once finally tired within the identify of growth. 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 was once chugging alongside, correct by way of Log Pond. It formally turned Apex with the institution of a publish workplace. Apex positioned the railroad to take advantage of instantly and shipped lumber, tar, turpentine, and pitch. Early on, Apex handed a number 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 continued, and Apex's small-town attraction continues to be loved today.

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