Category: Thomas Pitts Poole

Berry Pool, George B. Pool, Seth Petty Pool, Thomas Pitts Poole

…a past in which mules were central…

“… many people do not know how different the South used to be. In the case of the South, there are things to be proudly held up for praise, and there are things that we wish could be hidden. Both are integral components of a past in which mules were central.” Ellenburg, Mule South to …

Laurens County SC, Thomas Pitts Poole

“Thos. P. Poole, the big cotton planter of Tylersville”

The August 25th, 1909 edition of the Laurens Advertiser printed a rambling article called “Going to Mill” by R. O. H. It provides a brief glimpse of how the Scuffletown area of Laurens County looked at the dawn of the 20th century. R. O. H. is describing a wagon ride from his home to Yarborough’s …