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Event Series Event Series: Churton St Stroll

Churton St Stroll

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join us for this fascinating walking tour and discover the stories behind the sixteen historical markers that line four blocks of one of the Piedmont’s oldest streets. They start in the 1600s and go right through to the 1960s. The FULL stories behind the people and events depicted briefly on the markers are often much more interesting than might be supposed. In just two hours, you’ll hear about all 16, and even visit some of the subjects in the town cemetery. Along the way you’ll meet surveyors, merchants, generals, governors, lawyers, scientists, enslaved people, and much more.

It turns out the “cute” little town of Hillsborough has had a very outsized impact on Orange County, North Carolina, the United States, and even the world.

Tours start at 10:00 AM, we will meet at the Arch across the street from Weaver Street Market (228 S. Churton) to embark on this surprising adventure.

Details

For questions, please contact Barney Caton at hauntedhillsborough@gmail.com.

Tickets: Tours are $15 per ticket. They can be purchased here: https://www.zeffy.com/ticketing/67562535-3d95-449c-8453-dd9c682850fd

Time: Tours begin at 10:00 am and will last 2 hours. Each tour will be limited to 20 participants

Meet your Guide: Tour-goers will meet at the arch located in River Park, across from Weaver Street Market.

Parking: Guests have access to free parking at the parking deck next to Weaver Street Market, the Riverpark Pavilion, or any street parking available.

What to Bring: This is an in-person walking tour. Please bring water and wear comfortable walking shoes.