Historic Trinity Episcopal Begins Renaissance

By Robert Jordan (rjordan@indexjournal.com)

ABBEVILLE — Christmas came early to Abbeville.

Restoration of Trinity Episcopal Church got a $25,000 jumpstart. The donation, which was received last week, will enable to work to proceed on Phase II, the restoration of the church’s 125-foot steeple, said Mike Bedenbaugh, president and CEO of Preservation South Carolina, the organization overseeing the church’s renewal.

Funding for Phase II is still $5,000 short of the $710,000 goal, but the donation from Hughes Development Corp. in Greenville will permit work on the steeple to start this month, he said.

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