Beyond the marker

“Mulberry Methodist and many of the rural churches and temples I’ve photographed are in dilapidated condition, and no one seems to have the resources to preserve what was important enough to place on the National Register of Historic Places.”

Click here to read the third in the series by Patra Taylor on South Carolina’s at risk rural churches.

You can help save South Carolina’s rural churches and temples. Visit Preservation South Carolina to make a contribution. Or click here to check out author/photographer Bill Fitzpatrick’s book tour schedule or to order your copy of “South Carolina’s Sacred Spaces.”

 

The road to Prosperity

“History is a man-made thing. It’s about the human experience. It’s about how our own consciousness connects with a structure and imbeds there. I’ve always known that the essence of place is just as powerful as the intention that went into building it.”

Click here to read the second in the series by Patra Taylor on Preservation South Carolina’s Sacred Spaces project.

You can help save South Carolina’s endangered rural churches and temples. Visit Preservation South Carolina to make a contribution. Or click here to check out author/photographer Bill Fitzpatrick’s book tour schedule or to order your copy of “South Carolina’s Sacred Spaces.”

The journey begins

If Fitzpatrick was the flame that ignited the Sacred Spaces Project, then Bedenbaugh is the jet fuel needed to move it forward. Fitzpatrick’s initial hope was to raise enough money to save two or three sacred spaces. Bedenbaugh hopes to save them all.

Click here to read the first in a series by Patra Taylor about Preservation South Carolina’s efforts to save the state’s rural historic churches and temples.

You can help save South Carolina’s endangered rural churches and temples. Visit Preservation South Carolina to make a contribution. Or click here to check out author/photographer Bill Fitzpatrick’s book tour schedule or to order your copy of “South Carolina’s Sacred Spaces.”