Archive for December, 2013

Preserving History During the Conversion to a Park

Monday, December 16th, 2013

By Chip Perry.jpgBethel Missionary Baptist Church was in serious need of major repairs when it caught on fire in 2005.  Then Mayor Bill White stepped in to have emergency bracing installed to keep the three remaining walls from collapsing. The City bought the site from the Church–who had already moved to a new location before the fire–with the intent to create a historic park.

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