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Old Orange County Courthouse


category : Historic Courthouses
Designed and built by John Berry in 1844-1845. Outstanding example of Greek Revival architecture with details of woodwork and stair brackets from Asher-Benjamins' pattern book. An English Clock (c.1769), a gift to the town of Hillsborough, is located in the courthouse cupola. Allow 15 minutes for tour. The courthouse is still in operation for county judicial business, so some areas are restricted. Free.




Address:
N. Churton and E. King Streets
Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: (919)732-7741
Our Email: alliance@historichillsborough.org
Our Website:www.historichillsborough.org

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Old Orange County Courthouse

Designed and built by John Berry in 1844-1845. Outstanding example of Greek Revival architecture with details of woodwork and stair brackets from Asher-Benjamins' pattern book. An English Clock (c.1769), a gift to the town of Hillsborough, is located in the courthouse cupola. Allow 15

Hillsborough, NC Historic Courthouses

Valour's Patisserie & Bistro

Breakfast and lunch. Pastries, croissants, pancakes, french toast, etc. Lunch features salads, sandwiches, quiche, pasta, desserts.

Hillsborough, NC Businesses

Chatwood Garden

The Garden consists of a one acre woodland filled with a camellia collections and plentiful natives. The site is filled with Old Box, Hollies and other traditional southern plantings. Other beds include a 100 foot mixed perennial and woody border; a formal parterre herb garden;

Hillsborough, NC Gardens

Tony's Barbecue

Serves mild barbecue and breakfast plates. Also specializes in country ham biscuits and lunch specials, plus ice cream, sundaes and milkshakes.

Hillsborough, NC Businesses

Hillsborough Downtown

Along North and South Churton St, plus the North Hills Shopping Center. Here, in the heart of a historic town (that has more than 100 late 18th century and 19th century structures), you'll find small locally owned restaurants, antique and arts & crafts shops, and many service businesses. <

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