Download e-book for iPad: A Brief History of Easley by R. Chad Stewart

By R. Chad Stewart

Easley has an extraordinary mixture of a old fashioned major highway and a thriving commercial presence. the town was once a chain of small farms and open land till citizens confident officers to make the world a cease alongside the Atlanta and Richmond Air-Line Railroad after the Civil conflict. entry to the railroad and the recognition of cotton spurred an period of fast progress and enlargement, culminating within the dominance of the fabric all through lots of the 20th century. whereas cotton drove textiles within the sector, advances in agriculture and production introduced dozens of businesses, putting Easley on the heart of the state’s largest commercial zone. writer Chad Stewart info the background of a urban that moved from sleepy teach cease to shiny South Carolina city.

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