Portrait of Shirley Simmons, volunteer director of the Museums of Fuquay-Varina. North Carolina native Simmons moved to Fuquay-Varina in 1963 to teach history, civics, government and social studies to local high schoolers, retiring in 1994. Simmons has used her training as a historian to help preserve and assemble Fuquay-Varina's Centennial Museums beginning in 2009 which now has grown from one building to four on the South Fuquay Avenue grounds.
Portrait of Shirley Simmons, volunteer director of the Museums of Fuquay-Varina. North Carolina native Simmons moved to Fuquay-Varina in 1963 to teach history, civics, government and social studies to local high schoolers, retiring in 1994. Simmons has used her training as a historian to help preserve and assemble Fuquay-Varina's Centennial Museums beginning in 2009 which now has grown from one building to four on the South Fuquay Avenue grounds. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Portrait of Shirley Simmons, volunteer director of the Museums of Fuquay-Varina. North Carolina native Simmons moved to Fuquay-Varina in 1963 to teach history, civics, government and social studies to local high schoolers, retiring in 1994. Simmons has used her training as a historian to help preserve and assemble Fuquay-Varina's Centennial Museums beginning in 2009 which now has grown from one building to four on the South Fuquay Avenue grounds. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

Tar Heel: Shirley Simmons leads Fuquay-Varina’s preservation efforts

April 18, 2015 10:35 AM