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By Sherry Monahan

ISBN-10: 0738566381

ISBN-13: 9780738566382

ISBN-10: 1531643523

ISBN-13: 9781531643522

This old fashioned, picturesque group has an attractive background. For years it used to be 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 end result of the 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 through Log Pond. It formally grew to become Apex with the institution of a put up workplace. Apex placed 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. the city suffered fires within the early 1900s, yet its citizens continued, and Apex's small-town allure remains to be loved today.

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By Sherry Monahan

ISBN-10: 0738566381

ISBN-13: 9780738566382

ISBN-10: 1531643523

ISBN-13: 9781531643522

This old fashioned, picturesque group has an attractive background. For years it used to be 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 end result of the 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 through Log Pond. It formally grew to become Apex with the institution of a put up workplace. Apex placed 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. the city suffered fires within the early 1900s, yet its citizens continued, and Apex's small-town allure remains to be loved today.

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