Halifax in Halifax County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Hutchins G. Burton
Erected 1998 by Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number E-39.)
Location. 36° 19.233′ N, 77° 35.632′ W. Marker is in Halifax, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is on U.S. 301 just south of South King Street (Business U.S. 301), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halifax NC 27839, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Willie Jones (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington’s Southern Tour (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Independence (about 400 feet away); Cornwallis (about 600 feet away); Ram Albemarle (approx. 0.4 miles away); John H. Eaton (approx. 0.7 miles away); "Colonial Churchyard" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Eagle Tavern (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Halifax.
Regarding Hutchins G. Burton. The twenty-second governor of North Carolina was born in Virginia in 1774. His education was attained at the University of North Carolina. He went on to study law, was admitted to the in 1806, and then established
Governor Hutchins G. Burton married Willie Jones’ daughter, Sarah Wales Jones. For more on Willie Jones, see nearby marker.
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