Foundation seeking second set of historic properties

Stuart Mills believes some of the historic homes in Pinehurst have “cool stories” that their owners may not necessarily know about.

Mills chairs the Village Heritage Foundation’s Historic Plaque Committee, which is entering the second year of a program that recognizes the preservation and restoration of historic properties. The committee is now accepting nominations for the awards program through May 15.

The Historic Plaque Committee considers architectural integrity, the home’s role in Pinehurst’s social and cultural development, and connection to village icons in selecting honorees.

“If you have made changes to your home, are they consistent with the original architecture?” Mills said. But he added that “historical aspect might trump architectural.”

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(The Pilot, 3/2/2017)