Hillsborough in Orange County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
1729 - 1804
Scotland, 1774. Partner
in Transylvania Company;
UNC trustee. Home ½
mi. E.; grave 2 blks. N.
Erected 1989 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number G 108.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Education • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 36° 4.426′ N, 79° 5.955′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on S Churton Street (U.S. 70), on the left when traveling south. 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Strayhorn (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (within shouting distance of this marker); William Churton (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmund Fanning (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Regulators Hanged (about 400 feet away); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 (about 500 feet away); Thomas Burke (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 720 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.