Hillsborough, North Carolina
If you haven't taken one of our free
guided tours, please visit soon.
Offered at 1 PM Wed. - Fri,
on-demand Sat. 11 - 4 & Sunday 1 - 4.
The news of a tragic death reaches "Hillsboro."
As a young woman, she was an enslaved servant in the Burwell household, but later bought her freedom and became a successful dressmaker, an activist and author -- and a witness to history.