STEELE CREEK NEWS
(April 2, 2009)
Steele Creek historian Linda Blackwelder prepared this quiz and
presented it at the March 30, 2009 meeting of the Steele Creek
Historical and Genealogical Society. See how much you know about
Steele Creek history. (A link to the answers is at the bottom.)
1. Where was the
Smith-Regal Flying Service located and what was the name of the
was the name of the first manufacturing establishment in Steele
Creek and where was it located and about what year was it built?
What did they make at the mill?
was the name of the school in Steele Creek that was built by the
when was Shopton established and what businesses where there and
what could you buy when you went there?
two houses in Steele Creek today that are on the National Historic
6. What was the name of this church built in 1883 and where
was it located?
did so many people leave Steele Creek between 1790 – 1805? Where did they go?
was the location of one of the biggest festivals held each year in
Steele Creek in the early 1900s where there were games,
picnicking, political speakers, etc.? What type of game was
remembered to be the biggest competition and what was the results of
9. What is the name of this building? (photo taken between
1917 – 1920).
was Steele Creek High School located in 1900 – 1923? What happened
to the building?
were the 3 names of the ferry on Yorkville Rd. crossing the Catawba
River into York Co., South Carolina from the 1770s to 1923 when the
Buster Boyd Bridge was built?
12. Who built this home in the 1840s, where is it
located and what famous person is descended from the builder and
owner of this home?
High School in Berryhill had a yearbook called “The Pinnacle”?
14. What is this building built in 1905 and where was it
was Browhill? How did it get its name?
is the name of this church and where is it located?
is the name of this school and what happened to it?
is the name of this two story school and where was it located?