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By John Caknipe Jr.

South Hill used to be previously situated at the previous Buckhorn street close to the Meherrin River. It was once the positioning of the 1st chartered college 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 highway. In 1888, W. W. "Buck" Harris, a neighborhood wheelwright and landowner at Piney Pond and Plank street, died. At public sale, fifty five acres of his estate have been bought, platted, and parceled on the market by way of 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 grew to become often called town of highways. With each one new road got here major adjustments for town and county.

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