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

Paper Mill

 
 
Paper Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
1. Paper Mill Marker
Inscription.  The first paper mill in North Carolina, built to relieve the paper shortage during the Revolution, was erected in this vicinity, 1777.
 
Erected 1965 by Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number G-48.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, 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 1777.
 
Location. 36° 4.409′ N, 79° 5.952′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of S Churton Street and Exchange Park Lane, 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. James Hogg (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Strayhorn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (about 300 feet away); William Churton (about 400 feet away); Edmund Fanning
Hillsborough Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
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(about 500 feet away); Occaneechi (about 500 feet away); Regulators Hanged (about 500 feet away); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
 
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 590 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 20, 2022