Let us remember the Hollinger community

History along Butler Street has ebbed and flowed with the coming and going of numerous forgotten communities. Hadley, Vocation, Coley, Steadham are names lost to all but a few who dig into the past. Yet between Old Stage Road and Butler Street the forgotten lore of the Hollinger community beckons us to remember its forgotten past.

Today, as tractors and other farm equipment sail across a sea of cotton and peanuts in the quite fields of south Monroe County, a history is slowly being forgotten. The small communities which once had a post office and school are now a thing of the past and with the...