The Elliot’s cement picnic table, a neighborhood fixture

Howard Elliot III, grandson of Howard and Elsie Elliot from St. Charles, Va., discusses the region’s declining population and its effect on housing. He shares the story of his efforts to salvage his grandparents’ front yard cement picnic table, which heralded from a local program for retired miners known as “The Happy Pappys”. Follow this link for access to the full-length interview.

Recorded April 2017.