Holly Springs

Holly Springs’ Wrecking Ball this Saturday

The grounds of Chalmers Institute will come alive with a host of artists, authors, musicians and historians who have donated their appearances for the evening. The Ball will not only highlight regional cultural treasures, but also provide dinner and beverages and a silent auction featuring regional art!

Spring Pilgrimage 2013 Rolls Around

Spring Pilgrimage time is upon us, and here’s a list of all the known Mississippi home tours, along with a few out-of-state that you might be interested in. Old house and architecture buffs should be first in line for pilgrimage tickets each year.

And then there were four . . .

We’ve been worried about the steep decline of the landmark Mississippi Industrial College property, especially the oldest building, Cathrine Hall (1905), which suffered structural damage in a storm back in 2009, damage that wasn’t addressed and quickly escalated into wholesale… Read More ›

101 Places: Walter Place in Holly Springs

Harvey Washington Walter “challenged [architect Spires Boling] to create something grander than the classic Greek Revival house with tall white columns” (walterplace.com).  Boling’s response was the Gothic towers “topped with castellated battlements.” Battlement: …a parapet with indentations or embrasures with… Read More ›