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Historic Hillsborough Walking Tour

150 East King Street
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Dates: September 23, 2017
Phone: (919) 732-7741
Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Price: $6

Experience American history through the unique perspective of one of North Carolina’s oldest and most historically significant towns, with a guided walking tour of downtown Hillsborough. Established in 1754 as the seat of government for Orange County, Hillsborough’s colonial legacy and signs of its importance in NC and American history can be seen everywhere. The tour begins at the Hillsborough Visitors Center, located in the eighteenth century Alexander Dickson Farm House, and guides visitors to a variety of historic places from the site of a 1790s African American-owned distillery to the 1840s Orange County Courthouse and the grave of one of NC’s signers of the Declaration of Independence.