You searched for Postal Code: 27278
Showing results 1 to 10 of 23
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
Discovery well for Big Lake Oil Field. First gusher in Permian Basin, first University of Texas producer on land once thought almost worthless. Fruit of the faith of Big Lake lawyer Rupert Ricker. Though in 1919 no oil had been found within 100 mi…
Designed and erected, 1844 - 45byJohn Berry of Hillsborough, 1798 - 1870Builder, Architect, Legislator, Humanitarian———————-Builder of distinguished structures in his native stateContributor to the traditi…