Volunteers revitalize old Soapstone schoolhouse

By Jason Evans
Staff Reporter

PICKENS — Volunteers were working over the weekend to renovate the one-room schoolhouse on the grounds of historic Soapstone Baptist Church.

For more than 150 years, the church has been a cornerstone of Pickens’ Liberia community, founded by freed slaves after the Civil War.

The schoolhouse, which is nearly 100 years old, has been adopted by Greenville-based Harper

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