THE MAPLE STREET CHAPEL
PRESERVATION SOCIETY, INC.
In order to ensure the continued preservation of the chapel, we are embarking on a major project to install a fire sprinkler system.
A journalism student, Shane Gustafson, produced an
awesome video telling the story of the chapel.
Next Show: Lee Murdock with Blue Horizon--
Benjamin Franklin - Feb 15
Photo courtesy of Steve Spoden and MacKay Enterprises
The Maple Street Chapel is a landmark the entire region recognizes and treasures. The American Gothic, bat-and-board design, its stained-glass "grisaille" windows, and the Chapel's simple elegance all add to its importance as an historic site.
In the late 1970's, the management, repair, maintenance, and preservation of the Maple Street Chapel was entrusted to a group that has grown into today's Maple Street Chapel Preservation Society, Inc. Through the years this group has cared for and nurtured this unique community treasure.
No money designated for the Chapel is ever diverted into any of First Church of Lombard's ministries, personnel or programs.
can become a part of the Chapel's preservation by joining the
Efforts to preserve the Chapel
include a variety of special programs, concerts, and fund
raising, and an on-going endowment effort in conjunction with the
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