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Butner-Creedmoor News selling Granville anniversary coins

Posted on March 22, 2021

Updated on July 19, 2021

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Granville County is selling commemorative heavyweight coins to mark its 275th anniversary. Collectors can pick up the coins at the Butner-Creedmoor News office and at other sites across the county.

Shawn Taylor | Butner-Creedmoor News

Granville County is selling commemorative heavyweight coins to mark its 275th anniversary. Collectors can pick up the coins at the Butner-Creedmoor News office and at other sites across the county.

CREEDMOOR — The Butner-Creedmoor News is among several sites now selling Granville County’s 275th Anniversary collectors coins. 

The coins are one way the county is marking this milestone in its history. 

Measuring 1.7 inches in diameter, the heavyweight metal coin features the distinctive 275th Anniversary logo highlighting the Granville County flag. On the flipside is an engraved image of the iconic Granville County Courthouse, which was completed and open to the public in 1840.

Each coin is individually wrapped in a protective plastic casing.

Coins are now available for $5 and can be bought at these sites: 

Butner

• Butner Town Hall, 415 Central Ave.

 • Camp Butner Museum, Soldiers Sports Arena, 416 24th St.

 • Lake Holt, 1200 Lake Holt Road

Creedmoor

 • Creedmoor City Hall, 111 Masonic St.

 • South Branch Library, 1550 South Campus Drive

•  Butner-Creedmoor News, 109 S. Elm St.

Oxford

 • County Administration Building, 141 Williamsboro St.

 • Granville County Historical Society Museum, 1 Museum Lane

•  Chamber of Commerce, 124 Hillsboro St.

 • Richard H. Thornton Library, 210 Main St.

 • Oxford Public Ledger, 200 West Spring St.

 • This ‘n That, 125 Main St.

 • Oxford Ace Hardware, 119 Hillsboro St.

 • Granville County Animal Shelter, 515 New Commerce Drive

Stovall

 • Stovall Branch Library, 300 Main St.

The Butner-Creedmoor News is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Mondays and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays, and at other times by appointment. Call 919-528-2393 to reach the newspaper’s staff. 

For more information about the coins, contact Patrice Wilkerson of the Granville County Administration Office at 919-603-1308 or at patrice.wilkerson@granvillecounty.org.

Visit http://www.granvillecounty.org/275th to learn more about the anniversary celebration.

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