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

William Churton

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
1. William Churton Marker
Inscription.  
William Churton
FL. 1749 – D. 1767

English Surveyor - Cartographer
Laid Out Hillsborough, 1754
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Place by Exchange Club of
Hillsborough
1975

 
Erected 1975 by Exchange Club of Hillsborough.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1754.
 
Location. 36° 4.468′ N, 79° 5.95′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of East Margaret Lane and South Churton Street (Business U.S. 70), on the right when traveling east on East Margaret Lane. 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. North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (a few steps from this marker); Billy Strayhorn (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmund Fanning (within shouting distance of this marker); Regulators Hanged (within shouting distance of this marker); Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957
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By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
2. William Churton Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); James Hogg (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Burke (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Boone Expedition for Kentucky (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
William Churton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
3. William Churton Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 9, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 6 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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