Hillsborough in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
William Hooper Esquire
Sponsored by the Davie Poplar Chapter
Erected by National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution of North Carolina
Erected 1937 by National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution of North Carolina.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), and the Signers of the Declaration of Independence series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1776.
Location. 36° 4.669′ N, 79° 6.014′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker can be reached from West Tryon Street near North Churton Street. Enter the Old Town Cemetery entrance, which is next to the Hillsborough Presbyterian Church, along West Tryon Street. Marker is about 300 feet north. Touch for map. Marker 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); William A. Graham (within shouting distance of this marker); Archibald Debow Murphey (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Hooper (about 300 feet away); Francis Nash (about 300 feet away); J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton (about 400 feet away); Nash-Hooper House (about 400 feet away); Thomas Ruffin (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
Also see . . . William Hooper, NCPedia. (Submitted on September 18, 2019.)
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 18, 2019. This page has been viewed 222 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 18, 2019. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.