Centerville vicinity, NC
Catherine W. Bishir, “Jacob W. Holt, An American Builder,” Winterthur Portfolio (Spring, 1980), reprinted in Catherine W. Bishir, Southern Built: American Architecture, Regional Practice (2006).
Thilbert H. Pearce, Early Architecture of Franklin County (1977).
A detailed agreement between Holt and Archibald D. Williams fully documents Holt’s expansion of an existing plantation house into a large dwelling with all the Holt hallmarks—which still stands. The document serves as a Rosetta stone for other Holt attributions. The porch shown in the photograph was reconstructed in the restoration.