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Historic church to see ‘crowning glory’ restored

Landmarks Conservancy grants help with $118K cost of project

Church member Ted Eighmie looks over the cast markings of the bell in the Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church bell tower. The bell was cast in 1874.
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Church member Ted Eighmie looks over the cast markings of the bell in the Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church bell tower. The bell was cast in 1874.
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The front of one of Charlton’s most historic buildings will be wrapped in a cocoon of scaffolding for the next few weeks. The small Charlton Freehold Presbyterian Church has taken on a big project — restoring the 160-year-old bell tower, the church’s most dominant feature and a landmark site for the surrounding community. A contractor working the equivalent of five stories above the ground is replacing rotting timbers and putting a new roof on the ...


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