The Church of the Holy Cross : Stateburg, Sumter County

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South Carolina Department of Archives and History
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2011
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Church of the Holy Cross (Stateburg, S.C.) , Historic buildings--Conservation and restoration--South Carolina--Stateburg , Grants-in-aid--South Carolina--Stateburg , Church buildings--Conservation and restoration--South Carolina--Stateburg
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Save America’s Treasures Grant
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Built in 1850, this Gothic Revival building is constructed of pisé de terre, or rammed earth. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1973. In 2000 a major restoration project was undertaken to strengthen the steep roof, replace in kind as needed the damaged wooden trusses, framing, lath and timbers, install a new slate roof, recoat the exterior pebbledash coating and repaint with the historic colors, repair interior plaster, preserve Minton tiles, and replace the existing HVAC.
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South Carolina State Library
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Copyright status undetermined. For more information contact, South Carolina State Library, 1500 Senate Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201.
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