CLARK’S FORK, SC: The area derived its name from a tributary of Bullock’s Creek. A post office by that name was established in 1850 in the mercantile business of John McGill that was located near present-day Highway 5 and Clark’s Creek. J. C. McGill was appointed Postmaster in November 1889 when John McGill died.
CLARK’S FORK SCHOOL: During reconstruction this one room, log school was owned by R. M. Whitesides who charged no rent. James A. Wallace conducted this school from August 1869 to November 1869.
Open the MORE INFORMATION link (found under the primary picture), to view an enlargeable, 1896 Postal Map of York County, S.C.
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