A Town Heritage SiteJohn Sprunt Hill bought this block of buildings in the 1920's and donated it in parcels to UNC from 1947-51 with the stipulation that rent monies fund the North Carolina Collection at the library of the University which is still in effect to this day. The Carolina Coffee Shop, the oldest original restaurant in town, was established in 1922.
|Placed By||The Chapel Hill Historical Society, Preservation Society of Chapel Hill|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, August 3rd, 2015 at 10:03am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 675564 N 3976108|
|Decimal Degrees||35.91355000, -79.05428333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 54.813', W 79° 3.257'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 54' 48.78" N, 79° 3' 15.42" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling East|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 140 E Franklin St, Chapel Hill NC 27514, US|
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