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Old Orange County Courthouse

Old Orange County Courthouse, Hillsborough, North Carolina (36.075027, -79.099079)

Primary Courthouse, Felling Dates: Winter 1844/5, Winter 1843/4

Site Master 1755-1844 (yellow pine) CTNCx1 (t = 6.13 OCNCx2; 5.18 HOS; 5.06 ncps3).

The Old Orange County Courthouse is a two-story brick building. Dendrochronological analysis has shown that the building was constructed from timbers felled in the winter of 1843/4 and the winter of 1844/5.

Worthington, M J, and Seiter J I, 2022‘The Tree-Ring Dating of the Old Orange County Courthouse, Hillsborough, North Carolina’ unpublished Oxford Tree-Ring Laboratory Report 2022/07.




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Michael Worthington
Jane Seiter, Ph.D

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