Church repair: Augmenting history with steel

Image by YouTube user SaveBethelImage by 20090427-repair.jpg A glimpse at the new metal-wood roof support.

Repairs to the termite damaged Bethel United Methodist Church are nearing completion, and great strides have been made to fix the building while keeping its history intact.

Ken Hawkins/TheDigitelThe church dates back to the early 1850s.The Post and Courier's Robert Behre swung by and chats about the extent to which efforts were made, even when the repairs aren't immediately observable.

Go read his article.

If you find yourself intrigued be sure to check out the church's page on the repairs and their slew of rather jerky videos about the repairs.

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