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Historian, professor, & founder of the Southern Historical Collection at UNC. Born ½ block W.
Governor, 1845-1849; Secretary of the Navy; United States Senator; Whig nominee for Vice-President in 1852. His home stands 150 yds. W.
Champion of a new State through public schools, canals, roads, 1777-1832. Grave 50 yards west.
Patriot general in American Revolution, was mortally wounded at Germantown, 1777. His home is 150 yds. W.
Jurist and agriculturist. Chief Justice of North Carolina Supreme Court, 1833-1852 and 1858-1859. Grave 3/10 mile east.
Botanist, authority on North American flora, author, and Episcopal minister. Home was two blocks east.
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.
FL. 1749 - D. 1767
English Surveyor - Cartographer
Laid Out Hillsborough, 1754
Place by Exchange Club of
To the Sons of the University
who entered the War of 1861-65
in answer to the call of their
country and whose lives
taught lessons of
their great commander that
duty is the sublimest word
in the English language.
Erected under the ausp…
John Sprunt Hill bought this block of buildings in the 1920's and donated it in parcels to UNC from 1947-51 with the stipulation that rent monies fund the North Carolina Collection at the library of the University which is still in effect to this …