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36-15 Peak
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gpsblake
N 34° 14.474 W 081° 19.347
17S E 470306 N 3788950
Quick Description: South Carolina historical marker about the town of Peak, SC (population 64). Located in a park.
Location: South Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 3/12/2015 8:00:47 PM
Waymark Code: WMNGK9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni
Views: 1

Long Description:
Identical wording on both sides of marker

36 15

PEAK

This town, founded in 1853 as Peak's Station on the Greenville & Columbia railroad, was named for railroad superintendent H.T. Peake. In 1865 Federal troops destroyed the tracks here and over the Broad River. Peak, incorporated in 1880, prospered as a railroad town and local center of farming, business, and medical care, in spite of fires in its commercial district in 1909, 1953, and 1978.

ERECTED BY THE TOWN OF PEAK, 1999
Marker Name: Peak

Marker Location: City

Type of Marker: Historic Site

Marker number: 36 15

County: Newberry

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