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

North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati

 
 
North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
1. North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati Marker
Inscription.  Formed Oct. 23, 1783, in Hillsborough, by officers of the Continental Line. First President was General Jethro Sumner.
 
Erected 1970 by NC Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G-88.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1783.
 
Location. 36° 4.463′ N, 79° 5.955′ 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 on S Churton Street, just south of 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. William Churton (a few steps from this marker); Billy Strayhorn (a few steps from this marker); Edmund Fanning (within shouting distance of this marker); Regulators Hanged (within shouting distance of this marker); James Hogg
North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
2. North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thomas Burke (about 300 feet away); Boone Expedition for Kentucky (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Marker in Hillsborough image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
3. Marker in Hillsborough
Marker on S Churton Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
4. Marker on S Churton Street
Markers in Hillsborough Historic District image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
5. Markers in Hillsborough Historic District
There are many markers in the Hillsborough Historic District near the North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 1, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 20, 2022