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

Occaneechi

 
 
Occaneechi Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
1. Occaneechi Marker
Inscription.
Village of Occaneechi
Indians on the Great
Trading Path. Inhabited
ca. 1680 – 1710. Visited
in 1701 by the explorer
John Lawson. ½ mi. E.

 
Erected 1991 by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 33.)
 
Location. 36° 4.324′ N, 79° 5.953′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on S Churton Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the south side of the bridge leading to the Hillsborough Historic District. 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. Paper Mill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Hogg (about 600 feet away); Billy Strayhorn (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Churton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edmund Fanning (approx. 0.2 miles away); Regulators Hanged (approx. 0.2 miles away); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers
 
Marker on S Churton Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
2. Marker on S Churton Street
Marker in the Hillsborough Historic District image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
3. Marker in the Hillsborough Historic District
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 493 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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