Hillsborough in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
captured in Hillsboro
by David Fanning and
his Tories, Sept. 12,
1781, and taken to
Erected 1939 by NC Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number G 16.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary.
Location. 36° 4.515′ N, 79° 5.958′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of S Churton Street and King Street, on the right when traveling north on S Churton Street. 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. Boone Expedition for Kentucky (here, next to this marker); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 (a few steps from this marker); Regulators Hanged (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmund Fanning (within shouting distance of this marker); William Churton (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (about 300 feet away); Billy Strayhorn (about 400 feet away); James Hogg (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
Also see . . . North Carolina Office of Governor - Governors of North Carolina - Thomas Burke. (Submitted on May 19, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 556 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.