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

Occaneechi

 
 
Occaneechi Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
1. Occaneechi Marker
Inscription.  Village of Occaneechi Indians on the Great Trading Path. Inhabited ca. 1680 – 1710. Visited in 1701 by the explorer John Lawson. ½ mi. E.
 
Erected 1991 by NC Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-33.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceNative AmericansRoads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1680.
 
Location. 36° 4.324′ N, 79° 5.953′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on S Churton Street, on the right when traveling north. The marker is on the south side of the bridge leading to the Hillsborough Historic District. 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. Paper Mill (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); James Hogg (about 600 feet away); Billy Strayhorn (approx. 0.2 miles away); North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati
Marker on S Churton Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
2. Marker on S Churton Street
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); William Churton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edmund Fanning (approx. 0.2 miles away); Regulators Hanged (approx. 0.2 miles away); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Marker in the Hillsborough Historic District image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
3. Marker in the Hillsborough Historic District
 
 
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 653 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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Jun. 30, 2022