OLIVE POST OFFICE: This post office was located on the east side of Turkey Creek, between Turkey Creek and the old site of Olivet Church.
OSBORNE, AMOS WRIGHT, SR. HOME: The approximate site for this house is near 4171 Bonner Horton Road (It is unclear at to which of the Osborne homes, historian, Mr. J.L. West is discussing at this stage. The original Osborne home still stands on Cabal Road in Chester County, S.C.) Wright Osborne, Sr., and his wife, Elizabeth Kincaid Wright, came to York County from Massachusetts in 1819 from Massachusetts. They raised three sons, all built homes along Broad River and Bullock’s Creek. (See Chester County’s site for additional data on Amos Wright Osborne.)
*** Local historian, Mr. Billy Powell stated on 7..2021 – “The old Cabal School at Thompson’s Quarters was for white children. Later the school was converted to be used for black students when some 35 or so tenant families began working at Thompson’s.” He went on to say the Cabal School on Cabal Road was constructed in the 9330s.
The YV Enquirer reported on Sept. 12, 1894 – “Mattie Osborne is teaching school at Cabal.”
The Yorkville Enquirer on Oct. 24, 1894 reported – “The Cabal School house had a singing school program, led by Prof. W.S. Plaxico. A large crowd was present for the last day of school from York, Chester and Union counties.”
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