Hillsborough in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
were defeated at Ala-
mance, May 16, 1771,
six of their number
were hanged, ¼ mile
east, June 19, 1771.
Erected 2001 by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 23.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Notable Events.
Location. 36° 4.499′ N, 79° 5.957′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on S Churton Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in the Hillsborough Historic District on S Churton Street, between King Street and Margaret Lane. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Edmund Fanning (a few steps from this marker); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Burke (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone Expedition for Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); William Churton North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Strayhorn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Hogg (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 961 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.