Fay Edge Honored as Volunteer of the Year for Restoration Efforts in Laurens

March 27, 2024

Suellen Holmes and the Main Street Laurens Board of Directors recently recognized Fay Edge with the prestigious Volunteer of the Year Award for her outstanding contributions to the restoration of the Wells-Clardy House. Edge’s dedication to preserving this historic landmark has been instrumental in its transformation into the charming Whistle Stop Cottage, soon to be listed on Airbnb.

Edge’s commitment to the restoration project has been exemplary, as she has generously offered her time, talent, and resources to breathe new life into the Wells-Clardy House. Her efforts have not only revitalized this National Register home but have also contributed significantly to the preservation of Laurens’ rich heritage.

The Whistle Stop Cottage, with its quaint ambiance and proximity to the historic Courthouse Square, promises to offer visitors a unique and immersive experience in Laurens.

Edge’s dedication extends beyond the restoration project; she has been a stalwart supporter of downtown Laurens and the local arts community. Her passion for preserving history and promoting cultural vibrancy has left an indelible mark on the community, inspiring others to join in the efforts to enhance the town’s appeal and charm.