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

Hughes Academy

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, July 9, 2014
1. Hughes Academy Marker
Inscription. Operated, 1845 to 1884. Founded by Samuel W. Hughes. Attended by Wm. T. Dortch, David I. Craig, Geo. T. and P.H. Winston. Site is 1 mi. W.
 
Erected 2013 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number G-66.)
 
Location. 36° 9.079′ N, 79° 7.487′ W. Marker is in Hillsborough, North Carolina, in Orange County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway 86 and Lake Orange Road (County Route 1323), on the left when traveling north on State Highway 86. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hart's Mill (approx. 4.8 miles away); Elizabeth Keckly (approx. 5.1 miles away); William A. Graham (approx. 5.3 miles away); Archibald Debow Murphey (approx. 5.3 miles away); William Hooper (approx. 5.3 miles away); Francis Nash (approx. 5.3 miles away); J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton (approx. 5.3 miles away); Thomas Ruffin (approx. 5.3 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. Education
 
Hughes Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 9, 2014
2. Hughes Academy Marker
Hughes Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 9, 2014
3. Hughes Academy Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 14, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 9, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 139 times since then and 26 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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