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Year 1767 (MDCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Monday of the 11-day slower Julian calendar).

Events of 1767



  • August 26 – Construction begins on Tryon Palace in New Bern, North Carolina. The construction proves more expensive than initially expected, leading the government to increase local taxes. This stirs resentment among some North Carolinians and helps prolong the War of the Regulation.
  • Autumn - North Carolina woodsman Daniel Boone goes through the Cumberland Gapmarker and reaches Kentuckymarker, in defiance of the Royal Proclamation of 1763 issued by King George III. He discovers a rich hunting ground, contested by several Native American tribes.


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