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

Thomas Ruffin

1787-1870

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
1. Thomas Ruffin Marker
Inscription.  Jurist and agriculturist. Chief Justice of North Carolina Supreme Court, 1833-1852 and 1858-1859. Grave 3/10 mile east.
 
Erected 2009 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-11.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureCemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & Politics. A significant historical year for this entry is 1833.
 
Location. 36° 4.616′ N, 79° 5.965′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of North Churton Street (U.S. 70) and East Tryon Street, on the right when traveling north on North Churton Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 148 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. J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton (a few steps from this marker); Moses A. Curtis (a few steps from this marker); Francis Nash (within shouting distance of this marker); William Hooper (within shouting distance of this marker); Archibald Debow Murphey (within shouting
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
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distance of this marker); William A. Graham (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of First North Carolina Convention 1788 (within shouting distance of this marker); William Hooper Esquire (about 400 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.)
 
Thomas Ruffin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
3. Thomas Ruffin Marker
 
 
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 216 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. 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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