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To Honor an Unsung Hero

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A graveside service and memorial plaque commemorated the life of Dr. Thomas Burke on May 27, 1973 at the Old Tyaquin Plantation, near Hillsborough. Burke was governor of North Carolina during the Revolutionary War, a lawyer, doctor, poet, and delegate to the Continental Congress at Philadelphia. He was one of the eight drafters of the Halifax Resolve. Burke County is named for him.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 41 Issue 2, July 1973, p17, il