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Alexander Dickson House/Orange Co. Visitors Center [NC]

The Alexander Dickson House and Orange Co. Visitors Center are both owned and operated by the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough. The Alliance is made up of seven members, and is dedicated to preserving the local history. The visitors center operates out of the Dickson House, and gives visitors a taste of historic Hillsborough. In addition, the location functions as a historic house museum, featuring an office used by Confederate General Johnston.

The site offers very basic visitor and historic information regarding the home. In addition, the site offers all of the resources of the Alliance for Historic Hillsborough, including a virtual walking tour and information about educational programs offered by the alliance.

 
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