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

Edmund Fanning

 
 
Edmund Fanning Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
1. Edmund Fanning Marker
Replaced with new marker - see photo #3 below.
Inscription.  Born in New York, Yale graduate, judge. His home, nearby, destroyed by Regulators, 1770. Later Loyalist, British General, Governor.
 
Erected 1940 by Department of Conservation and Development. (Marker Number G-19.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1770.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 36° 4.494′ N, 79° 5.956′ W. Marker was in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker was on S Churton Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is on S Churton Street, between King Street and Margaret Lane. Touch for map. Marker was 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 location. Regulators Hanged (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Edmund Fanning (a few steps from this marker); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 (within
Hillsborough Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
2. Hillsborough Marker
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shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Burke (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone Expedition for Kentucky (within shouting distance of this marker); William Churton (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Strayhorn (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced with the linked marker.
 
Marker on S Churton Street image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
3. Marker on S Churton Street
Marker in Hillsborough Historic District image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
4. Marker in Hillsborough Historic District
There are many markers in the Hillsborough Historic District. The Edmund Fanning marker is the rightmost in the photo.
 
 
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 762 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on June 30, 2014, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 1, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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May. 29, 2022