WORTH MOUNTAIN: Overlooking Broad River and south of Hickory Grove, this mountain was named for a German family who settled in the area sometime in the late 1800’s. The name “Worth” is a corrupted form of “Warth.” According to his tomb stone located in the old Smith Cemetery, Emil Ludwig Warth was born in Johlinger, by Durlach, Baden, Germany on 14 October 1851 and died in York County 9 October 1917. While living in York County he worked as a professional piano tuner as well as run his farm. This mountain is now part of Worth Mountain Preserve. It was reported in 1935 that a tower of some sort was located on the rise.
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