Writer and environmentalist Janisse Ray begin restoration efforts on Cedar Grove.

Janisse Puts a New Roof on Cedar Grove The Steeple

Premiered January 31, 2023
Janisse Puts a New Roof on Cedar Grove

In episode 4: Writer and environmentalist Janisse Ray begins restoration efforts on Cedar Grove Methodist Church. The first order of work will be a new roof.

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The Steeple

Aspects of our unique Southern history can only be told through its surviving rural churches. As the backcountry rapidly expanded in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, the churches erected on this newly parceled land became the center of community life. These are the stories that built our nation.

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