Friday, August 19, 2011

CarolinaConsidered Visits Laura’s Tea Room in Ridgeway, South Carolina. Part Two

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thomas company frontIf you click for a larger image of the picture above you can read “The Thomas Co.” up over the awning. It’s still called The Thomas Company, and Laura’s Tea Room proprietor, Mrs. Allen, explains why in the next segment of her interview.

original pressed tin ceilingWhen you visit, be sure to note just how carefully this building has been restored and maintained. Here’s a shot of the original pressed tin ceiling, and what appears to be some of the original, albeit latter-day, electrical wiring. The restoration alone makes a visit worthwhile.

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