Waste Not, Want Not

‘”We’ve restored this building to how it looked over fifty years ago.’
‘No, surely not, no! No one was alive then!'”
– Eddie Izzard

Our county is old, predating the country old (wait until I show you our “main street” with the old courthouse that Patrick Henry worked at). Which means that’s it’s a fantastic mix of layers of history just piled haphazardly on top of one another and land, buildings, and items are constantly being re-purposed. Case in point:


This humble abode was once a local schoolhouse.


5 thoughts on “Waste Not, Want Not”

    1. Me too, though I admit the level of work involved seems daunting. I’ve seen old churches especially turned into some really great homes, bursting with character.

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