Sunday, November 30, 2008


Purley - 1, originally uploaded by Adam's Journey.
The old W.D. Pleasant General Merchandise store along old NC 86 in Purley.

Purley is most likely named after a local resident by the name of Miss Purley Cobb. Purley was served by a U.S. Post Office from 1860-1920. Bright leaf tobacco was first produced here in 1852 on the Slade Farm.

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