Spotlight

Hillsborough was founded in 1754, and was home to a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the base of operations for the Continental Army division led by Revolutionary War General Horatio Gates, and the headquarters for the largest surrendered Confederate armies. Today, the town emphasizes preserving and promoting these landmarks to history. (Photo Courtesy of Visit Hillsborough NC)

Hillsborough was founded in 1754, and was home to a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the base of operations for the Continental Army division led by Revolutionary War General Horatio Gates, and the headquarters for the largest surrendered Confederate armies. Today, the town emphasizes preserving and promoting these landmarks to history. (Photo Courtesy of Visit Hillsborough NC)