Day: November 25, 2021

Meet William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, on First Sunday at the Historical Museum

Earl of Chatham

Pittsboro, NC – Did you know? Chatham County was named for William Pitt the Elder, Earl of Chatham. The Elder’s painting hangs in the Historic Courthouse in the courtroom. Pittsboro is probably named after William Pitt, the Elder’s, second son,…