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Hillsborough in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

William Hooper

 

—1742 – 1790 —

 
William Hooper, one of the three signers of the Declaration of Independence image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, July 8, 2007
1. William Hooper, one of the three signers of the Declaration of Independence
Inscription. One of North Carolina’s three signers of the Declaration of Independence. His home is 150 yds. W. Was buried a few yds. W.
 
Erected 1973 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-4.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 36° 4.629′ N, 79° 5.974′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on Churton Street (Business U.S. 70) near West Tryon Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsborough NC 27278, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Francis Nash (here, next to this marker); Archibald Debow Murphey (here, next to this marker); J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Ruffin (within shouting distance of this marker); William A. Graham (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Also see . . .
1. William Hooper, North Carolina, (1742-1790). (Submitted on July 15, 2007.)
2. William Hooper Biography. Here is a nice biography of William Hooper - Signer of the Declaration
DAR Plaque at Gravesite image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, July 8, 2007
2. DAR Plaque at Gravesite
Placed by the Davie Poplar Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
of Independence from North Carolina. (Submitted on September 26, 2008, by Michael of Des Moines, Iowa.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraLandmarksNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Grave of William Hooper image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, July 8, 2007
3. Grave of William Hooper
Presbyterian Church where William Hooper was Buried image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, July 8, 2007
4. Presbyterian Church where William Hooper was Buried
Home of William Hooper, National Historic Landmark image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, July 8, 2007
5. Home of William Hooper, National Historic Landmark
Home of William Hooper image. Click for full size.
By John Walker Guss, July 8, 2007
6. Home of William Hooper
Current Grave of William Hooper image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2006
7. Current Grave of William Hooper
William Hooper and fellow NC delegate John Penn were reburied in Guilford Courthouse National Military Park in 1894, at the Signers of the Declaration Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,395 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by John Walker Guss of Hillsborough, North Carolina.   7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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