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

Occaneechi

 
 
Occaneechi Marker image. Click for full size.
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. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansSettlements & Settlers.
 
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. 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 (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Churton
Marker on S Churton Street image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
2. Marker on S Churton Street
(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.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
3. Marker in the Hillsborough Historic District
 
 
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 593 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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