What are you, a volunteer who works to restore historic buildings from California to New Hampshire, one state at a time, one project at a time? You are a hero. And that’s exactly what Roy Shaver, writer for the Neosho Daily News, writes about each of the volunteers, board members, and collaborators of the Carver Schoolhouse project that took place this summer.

Click here to read his letter of devotion to the “heroes” who are saving the schoolhouse where George Washington Carver began his formal education in 1827: Neosho Daily News July 29, 2016

“New heroes are emerging, and new funding sources are being discovered. Someday very soon, this “little building with a big story,” George Washington Carver’s first step toward becoming a legend, will be restored to tell its story to children of the 21st century.”