Hillsborough Historic District

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Hillsborough Historic District
Heartsease, 113 East Queen Street, Hillsborough (Orange County, North Carolina).jpg
Heartsease, in the district
Hillsborough Historic District is located in North Carolina
Hillsborough Historic District
Hillsborough Historic District is located in the United States
Hillsborough Historic District
LocationRoughly bounded by N. Nash and W. Corbin Sts., Highland Loop Rd., and Eno River, Hillsborough, North Carolina
Coordinates36°4′25″N 79°5′44″W / 36.07361°N 79.09556°W / 36.07361; -79.09556Coordinates: 36°4′25″N 79°5′44″W / 36.07361°N 79.09556°W / 36.07361; -79.09556
Area1,265 acres (512 ha)
Built1701 (1701)
ArchitectMultiple
Architectural styleGreek Revival, Italianate, Federal
NRHP reference #73001363[1]
Added to NRHPOctober 15, 1973

Hillsborough Historic District is a national historic district located at Hillsborough, Orange County, North Carolina. The district encompasses 529 contributing buildings, 9 contributing sites, 13 contributing structures, and 2 contributing objects in the central business district and surrounding residential sections of Hillsborough. The district includes buildings dating to the late-18th and early-20th century and includes notable examples of Federal, Greek Revival, and Italianate style architecture. Located in the district are the separately listed Burwell School, Eagle Lodge, Hazel-Nash House, Heartsease, Montrose, Nash Law Office, Nash-Hooper House, Old Orange County Courthouse, Ruffin-Roulhac House, Sans Souci, and St. Matthew's Episcopal Church and Churchyard. Other notable buildings include Seven Hearths, the Presbyterian Church (1815-1816), Methodist Church (1859-1860), First Baptist Church (1862-1870), Twin Chimneys, and the Berry Brick House.[2][3]

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) in 1973.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  2. ^ unknown (n.d.). "Hillsborough Historic District" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01.
  3. ^ Heather M. Slane (June 2013). "Hillsborough Historic District Additional Documentation" (pdf). National Register of Historic Places - Nomination and Inventory. North Carolina State Historic Preservation Office. Retrieved 2015-02-01.

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