Alberene Soapstone in Schuyler has brought on a new partner, Canadian stone company Polycor, in a collaboration that will lead to a major expansion. Photo: Elli Williams

Nelson’s Alberene Soapstone partners with Canadian industry giant

What do the walls of Philadelphia’s Independence Hall, the window sills of New York City’s Rockefeller Center, and Martha Stewart’s kitchen counter have in common? They were all carved out of the ground 25 miles southwest of Charlottesville. Now Alberene, the Schuyler soapstone company whose quarries produced those and countless other pieces over the last […]