Road to Catawba County was winding one for Hickory Landmarks Society director

I'd talked to Hickory Landmarks Society Executive Director Patrick Daily before, but the conversation had been about an upcoming HLS event, not abo...

January 15, 2023
1:24 PM

I'd talked to Hickory Landmarks Society Executive Director Patrick Daily before, but the conversation had been about an upcoming HLS event, not about Patrick Daily.With the clock ticking, I scored an interview focused on the man himself just days before he leaves all the head honcho duties to the landmark society's newly placed executive director, Leslie Keller.While Leslie, who's been with the landmark society for 21 years, has been in charge since Jan. 2, Patrick's been hanging around the offices on the second floor of Maple Grove (542 Second St.