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

Nash-Hooper House

 
 
Nash-Hooper House Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 29, 2019
1. Nash-Hooper House Marker
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Inscription.  
Nash–Hooper House

has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 this site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United States.

U.S. Department of the Interior National Park Service

1972

 
Erected 1972 by U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence marker series.
 
Location. 36° 4.628′ N, 79° 6.07′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on West Tryon Street 0.1 miles west of North Churton Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 118 West Tryon Street, Hillsborough NC 27278, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Hooper Esquire (about 400 feet away); William Hooper (about 500 feet away); Francis Nash (about 500 feet away); Archibald Debow Murphey (about 500 feet away);
Nash-Hooper House Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, 29
2. Nash-Hooper House Marker
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J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton (about 500 feet away); William A. Graham (about 500 feet away); Thomas Ruffin (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Regarding Nash-Hooper House. The Nash-Hooper House, located on West Tryon Street in Hillsborough, was constructed in 1772 by Francis Nash on land purchased from Isaac Edwards, secretary to Governor William Tryon. Nash, a prominent political and revolutionary military leader, was killed at the Battle of Germantown in Pennsylvania.

The house was purchased in 1782 by William Hooper (1742-90), a Patriot leader and a signer of the Declaration of Independence. Hooper died in the house and was buried on the property.
 
Also see . . .
1. Nash-Hooper House, NCPedia. (Submitted on September 18, 2019.)
2. William Hooper, NCPedia. (Submitted on September 18, 2019.)
3. Francis Nash, NCPedia. (Submitted on September 18, 2019.)
 
Additional keywords. General Francis Nash, William Hooper, Signer of the Declaration of Independence
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Nash-Hooper House Marker and house exterior. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 29, 2019
3. Nash-Hooper House Marker and house exterior.
Viewing north towards marker and house.
Nash-Hooper House exterior and sign. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 29, 2019
4. Nash-Hooper House exterior and sign.
Viewing north towards house and sign.
William Morris Marker. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 29, 2019
5. William Morris Marker.
Viewing south towards marker. Marker is located 0.2 miles away on North Churton Street.
Francis Nash Marker. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 29, 2019
6. Francis Nash Marker.
Viewing north towards marker. Marker is located 0.2 miles away on North Churton Street.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2019. This page has been viewed 35 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 18, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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