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The Mount Zion Baptist Church Preservation Society is one step closer to restoring the historic church to its former glory. The O’Bleness Foundation recently donated $15,000 to the Preservation Society toward the expenses of saving the historic black church at 32 W. Carpenter Street, according to a news release issued last Thursday. Built in 1906, …
Though there’s mold growing on the walls, peeling paint on the ceiling and cobwebs dusting the pews, the Mount Zion Baptist Church has what some call a “special feel.” It’s inexplicable, but it might have something to do with the beautiful stained glass windows, the rounded pews and the sumptuous oak doors. Or, it could …