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

Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957

Fourth on this Site

 
 
Orange County Courthouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
1. Orange County Courthouse Marker
Inscription.
Designed and erected, 1844 – 45
by
John Berry of Hillsborough, 1798 – 1870
Builder, Architect, Legislator, Humanitarian
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Builder of distinguished structures in his native state
Contributor to the tradition of American architecture
Member of North Carolina Senate
1848, 1850, 1852, 1864, and 1866
Member of North Carolina House of Commons, 1862
Member of N.C. Constitutional Conventions, 1861 and 1865
Trustee of Wake Forest College 1850-1862
Presidential Elector
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An Historic American Building
cited by
The National Park Service
Department of the Interior
April, 1961

 
Erected 1964 by The Hillsborough Historical Society.
 
Location. 36° 4.509′ N, 79° 5.944′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of E King Street and S Churton Street (U.S. 70), on the right when traveling east on E King Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsborough NC 27278, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas Burke (a few steps from this marker); Boone Expedition for Kentucky (a few steps from this marker);
Hillsborough Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
2. Hillsborough Marker
Regulators Hanged (within shouting distance of this marker); Edmund Fanning (within shouting distance of this marker); William Churton (within shouting distance of this marker); North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Billy Strayhorn (about 300 feet away); James Hogg (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Marker on Orange County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
3. Marker on Orange County Courthouse
The marker can be seen to the right of the courthouse doorway.
1845-1957 Orange County Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 31, 2010
4. 1845-1957 Orange County Courthouse
Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
5. Orange County Courthouse, 1845-1957 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 653 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on June 30, 2014, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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