The front steps to the schoolhouse were
concrete with salvage granite "steps" and poorly
concrete ramps. Somewhere under the rubble lay the
granite steps in excellent condition. Arnall and his
brought them back to light.
Arnall Brooks arrived with his
excavator. The granite posts which had followed the
driveway years ago were carefully removed from the entrance
in hopes of using them in the future.
The disintegrating, poured concrete
ramps and landing were not match for the excavator.
Under the poured concrete, Arnall found
and additional cement ramp which had to be removed with a
wet saw and lots of manual labor to carefully expose the
original granite steps.
Arnall hauled off the rubble leaving
Arts!Oglethorpe with a beautiful, original entry to the