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

Thomas Burke

 
 
Thomas Burke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
1. Thomas Burke Marker
Inscription.
Governor of N. C., was
captured in Hillsboro
by David Fanning and
his Tories, Sept. 12,
1781, and taken to
Charleston, S.C.

 
Erected 1939 by NC Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number G 16.)
 
Location. 36° 4.515′ N, 79° 5.958′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of S Churton Street and King Street, on the right when traveling north on S Churton Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsborough NC 27278, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Boone Expedition for Kentucky (here, next to this marker); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 (a few steps from this marker); Regulators Hanged (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmund Fanning (within shouting distance of this marker); William Churton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (about 300 feet away); Billy Strayhorn (about 400 feet away); James Hogg (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Also see . . .  North Carolina Office of Governor - Governors of North Carolina - Thomas Burke
Marker on S Churton Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
2. Marker on S Churton Street
. (Submitted on May 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Thomas Burke Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
3. Thomas Burke Marker
Markers in the Hillsborough Historic District image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
4. Markers in the Hillsborough Historic District
There are many markers in the Hillsborough Historic District. The Thomas Burke marker is seen here on the extreme left.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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