During renovation, woman finds herself surrounded by (old) news
When Hirona Matsuda stripped the sheetrock off her kitchen walls — the kind of task done by untold numbers of do-it-yourselfers — she didn’t exactly make news.
But she sure did uncover it.
Pasted top to bottom on all four beadboard walls were copies of newspapers more than a century old.
“I don’t want to cover over it,” she says as she walked around the room. “It’s so cool.”
Ever since the recent discovery, Matsuda’s remodeling project at her new 25 Cleveland St. home has been delayed a bit as she and others pore over circa 1910 headlines, mostly from The (Charleston) Evening Post.
Read more in tomorrow’s Post and Courier.