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

Archibald Debow Murphey

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
1. Archibald Debow Murphey Marker
Inscription.  Champion of a new State through public schools, canals, roads, 1777-1832. Grave 50 yards west.
 
Erected 1937 by State Historical Commission. (Marker Number G-9.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesEducationRoads & VehiclesWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1832.
 
Location. 36° 4.632′ N, 79° 5.974′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of North Churton Street (Business U.S. 70) and West Tryon St, on the left when traveling north on North Churton Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 N Churton St, 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. William Hooper (here, next to this marker); Francis Nash (a few steps from this marker); William A. Graham (within shouting distance of this marker); J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton (within shouting
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
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distance of this marker); Thomas Ruffin (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 (within shouting distance of this marker); Moses A. Curtis (within shouting distance of this marker); William Hooper Esquire (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Also see . . .  Find a Grave link. (Submitted on October 9, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Archibald Debow Murphey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
3. Archibald Debow Murphey Marker
Archibald Debow Murphey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
4. Archibald Debow Murphey Marker
Archibald Debow Murphey Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
5. Archibald Debow Murphey Marker
Archibald Debow Murphey Marker is second from the intersection.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 28, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 203 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 9, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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