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The obvious starting point of any visit to Hillsborough is the town's visitor center!

The ideal place to begin a tour of Hillsborough is at the visitor center, located in the Alexander... read more

Reviewed February 20, 2018
King, United States
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Not only was the greeter friendly but she went out of her way to tell us what was going on. So much... read more

Reviewed October 22, 2017
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High Point, North Carolina
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150 E King St, Suite 1C, Hillsborough, NC 27278-2685
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Reviewed February 20, 2018

The ideal place to begin a tour of Hillsborough is at the visitor center, located in the Alexander Dickson House. This mid-18th century farm house has historic importance in its own right. It is sometimes called “the last headquarters of the Confederacy” since it was...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed October 22, 2017

Not only was the greeter friendly but she went out of her way to tell us what was going on. So much to do, see & enjoy. It filled our day.perfect

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Mike D
Reviewed March 29, 2017

I have visited here several times. Each visit I was greeted by someone who was knowledgeable and friendly. A free informational video is available to view, informational pamphlets, and various tours are available. Special events are available in which tickets are available for purchase. If...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Marmadilla
Reviewed January 17, 2017

The Visitor's Center is a place to begin your walk. They have plenty of brochures of each event in Historic Hillsborough. Plus, they have an AVI room that will show you videos of the re-enactment of the Revolutionary War, in addition to all of the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Betty E
Reviewed January 17, 2017

Whether it's history, shopping or a general overview of what Hillsborough has to offer, it's an ideal starting point for a visit to Hillsborough.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank NCnodrog
Reviewed September 24, 2016

Mike was very helpful and gave us a map of the downtown Hillsborough area. I really enjoyed the garden spot and the welcome pig on the front porch was so cute!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank DEERaleigh
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Visited the center to see what was happening while on the area. We were taken back in time as we sat in the bench on the front porch and looked at all the town had to offer. There is quite a bit of history throughout...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank cowgirlup4293
Reviewed August 30, 2016 via mobile

A great way to jump into the history of Hillsborough and the surrounding area. Ask to watch the short video. Helpful historian on premises

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Catdad3x
Reviewed May 18, 2016

We are indeed fortunate to have this wonderful building relocated to this site which we now call the Visitor's Center. The staff are superior, and are truly dedicated to the preservation and success of our wonderful town. Do stop in and become steeped in the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank iloveocracoke
Reviewed April 17, 2016

The Hillsborough Visitor's Center should be the centerpiece of your tour of the Hillsborough Historic District. The center is on the corner of King St and Cameron St, 1 block off Churton St and is headquartered in a historic 19th century farmhouse that was moved...More

Date of experience: February 2016
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