Sunday, November 13, 2016

one last look over our shoulder - limestone country, stinesville

Sitting on a foundation of limestone does not insure permanence.  You have to work hard to preserve the past.  And that's exactly what the folks in Stinesville have done - from their well-kept school & gym to the old mercantile store that doubles as a coffee shop and post office.  At the top of the list of preservationists are the elementary school's maintenance men, Larry Hays & Larry Pursell, who gave us a tour of the former home of the Quarry Lads, and provided yearbooks from the time before consolidation.  Limestone is an amazing resource, but preservation begins with care.  CGS. 




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