The Boston Diaries

The ongoing saga of a programmer who doesn't live in Boston, nor does he even like Boston, but yet named his weblog/journal “The Boston Diaries.”

Go figure.

Sunday, August 02, 2015

But at least South of the Border, South Carolina, is still south of the border

Dr. Frederick G. Berlinger built a house in what he thought was Polk County, N.C. The clarified [state] line puts most of the house in South Carolina. Some of it, apparently, was always there.

Via Hacker News, How the Carolinas Fixed Their Blurred Lines - NYTimes.com

I knew there were disputes over state boundaries throughout our history (such as the Walton War that took place in current day Transylvania County; and here's another article about it that contains a map of the area under question). But I didn't realize that there were still issues with state boundaries today.

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