Photo by Sue Watson
Earl Fleming and Wesley Morton (right) put the base of the monument on a slab.
Photo by Sue Watson
Bobby Mitchell and Earl Fleming, with Brookhaven Monument Co., look at the newly erected Boling monument, paid for by Hubert McAlexander.

Spires Boling gets monument

The burial plot of Spires Boling, the man responsible for much of the architectural grandeur of Holly Springs, recently received a monument.

Photo by Sue Watson
David Person (left, foreground) greets members of the National Trust tour on the steps of Burton Place.

Photos by Sue Watson
Marie Moore, red jacket in foreground, leads members of the National Trust Council to Burton Place.

David Brown, on the staff of the National Trust, meets professor Jodi Skipper; Kimberly Skelly, with the National Trust, shakes hands with Jobie Hill, architect; and David Person (back) looks on.

From left are James Davis; David Person, owner of Burton Place; Deb Davis, descendent of a person of slavery who lived in the quarters; Jodi Skipper; Ruff Fant; Jobie Hill, architect; and Stephanie Meeks, president/CEO, National Trust.

National Trust tour group visits

Holly Springs welcomed visitors from the National Trust for Historic Preservation Friday.


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