|Jospeh Chapel Methodist Church; from Left to Right: Tony Young, Ray Beasley, Betty Young, Betty Preston, Jackie Hilbert, Ron Reed, Amalie Preston, Seth Pitman, and Helen Dedman.|
The James Harrod Trust generously donated $5,000.00 to the Joseph Chapel Methodist Church structural restoration fund March 13, 2013 in order to restore and save this historic property.
Joseph Chapel Methodist Church, located at 1002 Mundays Landing Road Harrodsburg, Kentucky, is a local congregation (organized mid-1800's) that holds their service in a historic Mercer county church building, built circa 1905. Unfortunately, the roof on their lovely building has failed and is in serious need of structural repair.
The JHT contacted local historic preservation contractors, Annis & Dreyer Construction of Lexington, KY, who visited the property March 13, 2013 to scope the work and determine the best means of historically preserving the structure and to prevent any future failure of the roof. (The cost of repair seems to be in the range of $15,000.00-$35,000.00, although no specific estimate from Annis & Dreyer has been disclosure at this time.)