Town Tuesday: Old Courthouse

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Yep…another new post heading. I will be doing a series of shots from my town. Hillsborough is one of the oldest towns in North Carolina and was the Capitol for a short time. It’s a very interesting, eclectic place. All photos are my personal collection. © ~Vic

Previous Post: The Town.

Boone Expedition Image One
HendersonBoone to Kentucky Expedition Marker
March 17, 1775
Tablet metal from the USS Maine
Richard Henderson was the presiding judge when the Regulators attacked the Courthouse.
They burned his home in Williamsborough.
Taken 05-20-2019
Boone Trail Highway Image Two
Back of the Marker
Boone Trace or Boone Trail Highway &
The Trading Path 1700
Old Courthouse Image Three
Looking Northeast from the corner of Churton Street & Margaret Lane
Taken 04-04-2020
Old Courthouse Image Four
Looking Northwest from the corner of Margaret Lane & Court Street.
Back door.
Old Courthouse Image Five
Looking WNW from Court Street
Old Courthouse Image Six
Looking due South.
Front door.
The marker, above, is to the right.

5 thoughts on “Town Tuesday: Old Courthouse

    badfinger20 said:
    April 21, 2020 at 10:38 PM

    That is a cool courthouse…I like the back of the marker…good to see something that old still there.

      The Hinoeuma responded:
      April 22, 2020 at 2:20 PM

      And, THIS was not in my panel!

      I’d love to know when it was put up. The stone it is made of matches the sidewalk and those stone sidewalks are OLD. That being said, it can’t be any older than the sinking of the USS Maine (which triggered the Spanish-American War).

        badfinger20 said:
        April 22, 2020 at 9:18 PM

        Guess what? EVERYONE is having the same problem. It’s hard as hell to keep up with replies Vic.
        I love the Indian…

    Dayphoto said:
    April 22, 2020 at 11:20 AM

    Daniel Boone a long time hero of mine! THANK YOU SO MUCH!!

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