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North Carolina Historical MarkersHart's Mill, G-122

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Grist mill. Site of key Regulator meeting, 1766, and skirmish in 1781 that boosted the Patriot cause. Stood 1/5 mile N.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/26/2007

last visited: 8/1/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThomas H. Benton, Marker G-26

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Thomas H. Benton was born in 1782 near this marker, but his family moved to Tennessee in 1801. He became active in Tennessee politics, served on General Andrew Jackson's staff during the War of 1812, and was elected to the U.S. Senate in 1820.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/20/2006

last visited: 5/12/2014

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBingham School, Marker G-37

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Hillsborough was once the site of one of the most exclusive preparatory schools in the nation, Bingham School, from 1827 to 1845.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/15/2006

last visited: 10/1/2010

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThomas Burke, Marker G-3

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Thomas Burke was third Governor of North Carolina under the State Constitution, serving from 1781 to 1782. He was also a representative to the Continental Congress, a physician and lawyer.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/15/2006

last visited: 5/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersElizabeth Keckly, Marker G-115

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Elizabeth Keckly was a slave whose skill as a seamstress allowed her to earn enough money to purchase her freedom from the Burwell familt of Hillsborough. She travelled north and became a friend and dressmaker to Mary Todd Linclon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/22/2006

last visited: 5/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWilliam Hooper, Marker G-4

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William Hooper was a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/5/2006

last visited: 8/22/2020

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North Carolina Historical MarkersFrancis Nash, Marker G-10

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Francis Nash was a pioneer in Hillsborough and a Revoluntionary War General who died in line of duty. Three cities, including Nashville, Tennessee are named for him.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/4/2006

last visited: 8/22/2020

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North Carolina Historical MarkersWilliam A. Graham, Marker G-40

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An active politician, William A. Graham was North Carolina Governor, U.S. Secretary of State, U.S. Senator and Nominee for Vice President.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/5/2006

last visited: 8/22/2020

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJ. G. de Roulhac Hamilton, Marker G-103

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Historian and author J. G. de Roulhac Hamilton.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/4/2006

last visited: 5/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersArchibald DeBow Murphey, Marker G-9

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"The Father of Public Education in North Carolina." Marker is located on NC State Route 86 in Hillsborough.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/5/2006

last visited: 5/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThomas Ruffin, Marker G-11

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Attorney and jurist Thomas Ruffin.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/5/2006

last visited: 8/22/2020

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North Carolina Historical MarkersMoses A. Curtis, Marker G-64

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Moses A. Curtis was a noted mycologist (study of fungi) and botanist and an Episcopal Clergyman.

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location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/5/2006

last visited: 5/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThomas Burke, Marker G-16

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Thomas Burke was Governor of North Carolina from 1781 to 1782.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/5/2006

last visited: 7/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersEdmund Fanning, Marker G-19

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British Loyalist Edmund Fanning first gained fame for his role in the Battle of Alamance, but later had a distinguished career as a colonial governor and British general.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/5/2006

last visited: 7/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersRegulators Hanged | G-23

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Located on US 70 Business/NC 86 (South Churton Street) in Hillsborough

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/5/2010

last visited: 7/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersNorth Carolina Society of the Cincinnati, Marker G-88

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North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 7/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBilly Strayhorn | G-125

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Located on US 70 Business/NC 86 (Churton Street) at Eno River in Hillsborough

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/5/2010

last visited: 7/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersJames Hogg, Marker G-108

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James Hogg was one of the founders and trustees of the University of North Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/4/2006

last visited: 7/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersPaper Mill, Marker G-48

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The state's first paper mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/8/2006

last visited: 5/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersOccaneechi, Marker G-33

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Occaneechi Indian Village.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 3/5/2006

last visited: 5/12/2018

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBingham School, Marker G-39

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Mebane was once the site of one of the most exclusive preparatory schools in the nation, Bingham School, from 1865 to 1891.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 6/21/2006

last visited: 3/11/2012

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Located on US 70 (North Center Street) in Mebane

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 3newsomes

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/1/2009

last visited: 7/21/2021

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North Carolina Historical MarkersAlexander Mebane, Marker G-54

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Mebane, North Carolina is named for Alexander Mebane, politician, sheriff and Brigadier General of the North Carolina Militia. This marker is in the city of Mebane on U.S. Route 70.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid

location: North Carolina

date approved: 4/27/2006

last visited: 7/21/2021

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Located on US 70 at NC 119, Mebane

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/10/2021

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersBingham School (G-36)

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Another marker about the Bingham School. This one marks the original Alamance County site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PFF

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/5/2006

last visited: 3/11/2012

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