Presley M. Sykes bought the property from D. B. and Callie A. Miles in 1909 . A house was built by Sykes to replace an earlier house that burned down . The house appears to have been built in the 1920s or 1930s.
Robert and Ella Mace purchased the property from the Sykes family in 1942 . It was listed in later deeds as the R. L. Mace homeplace.
The Mace family sold the property in January 2012 . The house was demolished and the property is now a used car lot.
View north, 1940s (image via Phil Mace)
Alice Thompson Sykes, circa 1930 (image courtesy of Joe Dunn and The Upper Eno Heritage Group)
View north, October 2021 (image via Google Streetview)
 Orange County deed book 62, page 205
 Phil Mace, personal communication
 Orange County deed book 117, page 169
 Orange County deed book 292, page 479