Friday, January 2, 2015

Chester PA church fighting for its life

The historic Third Presbyterian Church could face the wrecking ball - unless a local preservation group is able to save it and raise enough money to restore it.

To the Presbytery of Philadelphia, the building is a crumbling liability. To the Chester Historical Preservation Committee, it is a local landmark that must be restored. And to some Chester officials, it is a wake-up call that the city should consider protecting its oldest buildings.

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  1. I read in a book about Chester that this was the country's FIRST vacation Bible school and once drew crowds to its Sunday services, is a local

  2. How many other churches in Chester are crumbling and who owns the buildings, in all the years City team was there they did no maintenance in the building. Does the Presbytery own any other buildings in the city, do they maintain those building.