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Complete set of Weights and Measures, c. 1755



Research Links

Research at the Orange County Historical Museum

North Carolina Digital Heritage Center
Explore the history of North Carolina through original materials including items from the Orange County Historical Museum.

Southern Historical Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill
One of the premier repositories of historical documents on the East Coast.

North Carolina Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill
Preserves an incomparable assemblage of literary, visual, and artifactual materials illustrating four centuries of the colony and state of North Carolina.

Durham-Orange Genealogical Society of North Carolina
Dedicated to the research and preservation of family history of Durham and Orange counties.

Local & Family History-Hyconeechee Regional Library System
The Caswell, Orange (in Hillsborough) and Person County Public Libraries each maintain a North Carolina Room.

Kindred Trails
Worldwide genealogy resources. Information on locating Orange County records.

Orange County Cemetery Census
Online edition of the cemetery survey completed by Mary Claire Enstrom in the 1970s.

Orange County North Carolina Historic Information Cache
The home of various stories, articles, documents, and other information pertaining to Orange County, North Carolina.

North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh
Collects, preserves, and makes available for public use historical and evidential materials relating to North Carolina.

State Library of North Carolina
Using the power of information to enrich lives.

Sanborn Maps
Fire insurance maps of North Carolina cities ranging from the 1880s to the 1950s.

Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps
Offers a list of the Sanborn maps available for multiple North Carolina cities.

Orange County North Carolina historic information cache

Visit this website for links to a lot of information on Orange County.





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