Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Charleston Job Corps Students Help Restore Historic Virginia Structure

Newspaper article Charleston Gazette Mail

Charleston Job Corps Students Help Restore Historic Virginia Structure

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Five students from the Charleston Job Corps Center were selected to participate in the Long's Chapel Restoration Project. Other students from Muhlenberg and Carl D. Perkins participated. The project ran from Oct. 19 to Oct. 30. CJCC students were accompanied by Joshua Salinas, Career Technical Training Manager, who worked alongside students during the two-week project. CJCC counselor Frances Shearin was on site for the final week of the project, along with Facilities Maintenance instructor Kristopher Woody, who accompanied student during the weekend.

Long's Chapel is a historic site located just outside Harrisonburg, Virginia, that served as a center for worship, education and community for newly freed slaves living in the rural community of Zenda. The simple, wooden structure was purchased in 1869 and became a focal point for Zenda residents before eventually falling into disrepair. …

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