Tag Archives: Holly Springs

Christ Episcopal Church in Holly Springs

Christ Episcopal in Holly Springs was constructed in 1858 in the Gothic Revival style (Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory database).  From the nomination form for the East Holly Springs historic district (National Register of Historic Places): … Continue reading

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Bank of Holly Springs: Beaux Arts

The Bank of Holly Springs building, circa 1910, is identified in the MDAH Historic Resource Inventory–the best Internet tool since sliced bread and frozen strawberries–as Beaux Arts style.  Not being familiar with it, I discovered after some sleuthing that it … Continue reading

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Marshall County Courthouse

Architect Fletcher Sloan designed the Italianate, Colonial Revival styled courthouse in Holly Springs, and Spires Boling built it.  Sloan went on to become the assistant state architect for Mississippi in 1872.  The design resembles the Lafayette County courthouse in Oxford … Continue reading

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Chalmers Institute: Not on the 101 Places in Mississippi to see before you die list

Perhaps just looking at the building right now, one might think Walter Place or Airliewood was more deserving of being on the 101 Places in Mississippi to See Before You Die list, but the history of this building–and its future–seemed … Continue reading

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Tyson Drug Company

Dr. Jasper Butler opened a pharmacy and medical center on this location in the early1800s.  According to the Tyson website, the building was used as a bank for a short while after Dr. Butler’s death.  The bank failed, and pharmacist … Continue reading

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