The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough

The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough is dedicated to helping residents and visitors experience authentic Hillsborough by offering visitor services, preservation projects, and education programs. More information can be found at www.historichillsborough.org


Ayr Mount Historic Site

Ayr Mount was built in 1815 for merchant William Kirkland of Ayr Scotland. The house and grounds are owned and operated by Classical American Homes Preservation Trust and open to the public. Guided house tours delve into area history, the Kirkland family, the enslaved community, plantation life, house architecture, museum quality furniture and decorative arts. Located at 376 St. Mary’s Rd, Hillsborough, NC 27278. https://classicalamericanhomes.org/ayr-mount