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Regulators Hanged Marker
Photographer: Bill Coughlin
Taken: July 31, 2010
Caption: Regulators Hanged Marker
Additional Description: In 1771, a group of backcountry farmers referred to as “Regulators”, fed up with high taxes, dishonest sheriffs and illegal fees imposed by the British Crown, rebelled against royal governor William Tryon. Tyronís militia defeated the Regulators in what was called the Battle of Alamance and sentenced six of them to death.
Submitted: August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
Database Locator Identification Number: p120511
File Size: 0.897 Megabytes

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