The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough
150 E. King St., Hillsborough NC 27278 (919) 732-7741

Alexander Dickson House


The Hillsborough Visitors Center operates from this late-18th century Quaker-plan house. It was moved from its original location (1 mile southeast of Hillsborough) to its present location in the heart of the historic district. The site also includes an office used by Confederate Gen. Joseph E. Johnston in April 1865 and an 18th and 19th century medicinal and herbal garden. Mon-Fri 10am-4pm, Sat 10am-4pm, Sun 12pm-4pm. Closed major holidays. Free.

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Address: 150 E. King Street, Hillsborough, NC 27278
Phone: 919-732-7741