"...the melancholy account of a violent insurrection, or rather rebellion having broke out in Orange County..."
- Virginia Gazette, Oct. 25 1770
Hillsborough played a critical role in the Regulator crisis of 1770-71, as the setting for both the movement's escalation and its final demise. Join Alamance
Battleground Site Manager Jeremiah DeGennaro for a walking tour through Historic Hillsborough, to various sites related to the Hillsborough Riot of 1770 and the Regulator Hangings of 1771. This tour is FREE and open to the public.
This program is part of Visit Hillsborough's Revoutionary War Living History Day: