Historic Pittsboro: Revolutionary War Loyalist David Fanning

by Francis DiNardo

From 1775 through 1782, during the American War of Independence, David Fanning, a Loyalist (a British sympathizer) militia leader was a major adversary to the Patriots (the colonial Rebels) during the southern campaigns of the American Revolutionary War which were fought primarily by local militias rather than regular armies. Fanning terrorized Patriot militias and citizens [...]

2018-11-16T00:43:19-04:00October 30th, 2018|

Historic Pittsboro: Chatham County Deeds

by Francis DiNardo

Chatham County Register Of Deeds framed display case with 1787 Survey, Deed and Clay Seal.. When you visit Chatham County's Register Of Deeds office in downtown Pittsboro you’ll notice a framed set of historic documents hanging on the wall inside the front door. When I first saw them about 2 years ago I [...]

2018-04-17T12:06:47-04:00April 13th, 2018|