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From: Richard Wayne Fowler <>
Subject: Re: [NCPolk] Looking for a man named "Page" in Pea Ridge, NC
Date: Tue, 29 Apr 2003 22:15:13 -0400
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> Hey Dick
> The Pea Ridge Road in Polk County connects NC 108 to the Coxe and Sandy Plains Road,
> crossing US 74 over a new
> bridge. There are at least two churches on the road. I believe the address is Mill
> Springs. The road follows an old
> trace from Highway 9 near the SC border, where it is called Coxe Road to the
> intersection of Sandy Plains. THen COxe
> Road veers off to the right as part of the old Rutherford Stage Road. Sandy Plains
> Road continues that old highway all
> the way to Landrum, where it becomes SC 14, and leads eventually to Greenville SC.
> The old post offices were located
> along that road. After that intersection it becomes Pea Ridge Road and runs about
> 4-5 miles to intersect with 108, and I
> am told the Post office that once stood at that intersection was called Pea Ridge.
> There is a Pea Ridge Fire Station
> there now, and both Fowler Road and Pea Ridge Road intersect 108 at the same spot.
> Now let me tell you too that there is another Pea Ridge community near Forest
> City. The road comes out of Forest
> City by the clock and goes through Bostic, then swings around on the south side of
> Cherry Mountain. That is called the
> Pea Ridge Community too.
> To complicate it even more there is a Pea Ridge road that is near Cliffside and
> Henrietta below Ellenboro. All these
> locations are in Polk County. I would venture to say that there are many
> communities with that name. There is one in
> Union County SC that I also know well.
> Richard Fowler
> Spartanburg County, SC
> Dick Marti wrote:
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