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

Elizabeth Keckly

1818-1907

 
 
Elizabeth Keckly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
1. Elizabeth Keckly Marker
Inscription. Burwell family slave, bought freedom, 1855. Dressmaker & friend to Mary Todd Lincoln. Published her memoir, 1868. Lived here, 1830s.
 
Erected 2003 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-115.)
 
Location. 36° 4.81′ N, 79° 5.983′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is on North Churton Street (Business U.S. 70) south of West Union Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 319 N Churton St, Hillsborough NC 27278, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William A. Graham (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archibald Debow Murphey (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Hooper (approx. 0.2 miles away); Francis Nash (approx. 0.2 miles away); J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Ruffin (approx. 0.2 miles away); Moses A. Curtis (approx. mile away); Boone Expedition for Kentucky (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsborough.
 
Also see . . .  NC Markers page. (Submitted on October 9, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.)
 
Categories. African AmericansWar, US Civil
 
Elizabeth Keckly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
2. Elizabeth Keckly Marker
Elizabeth Keckly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
3. Elizabeth Keckly Marker
Burwell School Historic Site image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, June 30, 2014
4. Burwell School Historic Site
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 10, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. 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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