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Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788

 
 
Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 29, 2019
1. Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 Marker
Viewing north towards marker.
Inscription.  
Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788
which refused to ratify the United States
Constitution; later ratified at Second
Convention 1789 in Fayetteville.

Placed by: Orange County Constitutional
Bicentennial Committee
July 23, 1988

 
Erected 1988 by Orange County Constitutional Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 36° 4.629′ N, 79° 6′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on West Tryon Street west of North Churton Street (Business U.S. 70), on the right when traveling west. Located at the Hillsborough Presbyterian Church near the entrance to the Old Town Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 102 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. William Hooper (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Nash (within shouting distance of this marker); Archibald Debow Murphey (within shouting distance of this marker); J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton (within shouting
Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 29, 2019
2. Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 Marker
Viewing north towards marker.
distance of this marker); William A. Graham (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Ruffin (within shouting distance of this marker); Moses A. Curtis (within shouting distance of this marker); William Hooper Esquire (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Also see . . .  Convention of 1788, NCPedia. (Submitted on September 18, 2019.)
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsPatriots & Patriotism
 
Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 Marker image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 29, 2019
3. Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 Marker
Viewing east to marker, which is visible in the red circle.
Old Town Cemetery sign along West Tryon Street. image. Click for full size.
National Park Service, Thomas Stone National Historic Site, May 29, 2019
4. Old Town Cemetery sign along West Tryon Street.
Viewing west towards sign.
The Old Town Cemetery sign is about 100 feet west of the Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 18, 2019. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 18, 2019. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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