Antebellum and Civil War Hillsborough
A Tour of St Matthews’ Churchyard
The Ghosts of the Confederacy haunt us still. This churchyard is a microcosm of antebellum and Civil War Hillsborough and the South. Hear stories of love and loss, heroism and death, sacrifice and pride, the end of an era and the birth of a new society.
This tour is led by local historian Steve Peck. "My research on Hillsborough is a labor of love and curiosity. I majored in history at UNC-CH with a emphasis on southern history. However I am a "local historian" by avocation not profession. My research, reading and writing is aided by auditing graduate courses plus having a circle of "credentialed " historian friends . Most of all it is a personal passion."
Tickets must be purchased in advance over phone at (919)732-7741 or at the Hillsborough Visitor's Center, 150 E. King St. Tickets cost $5 per person. Tour begins in the Churchyard 210 St. Mary's Rd.