Clinton Church Restoration twice singled out by Massachusetts organization

Erin Kelly, left, and Jim Igoe of Preservation Massachusetts, right, presented the organization’s Community Spirit Award to Clinton Church Restoration on Thursday, Jan. 31. Second and third from left are Wray Gunn and Dennis Powell, chairman and vice chairman of CC Restoration. Powell is also president of the Berkshire County Unit of the NAACP. Photo by Bernard A. Drew

GREAT BARRINGTON — Last fall, Preservation Massachusetts, a commonwealth-wide  nonprofit organization that promotes the preservation of historic buildings and landscapes as an effective tool for economic development, added the former Clinton AME Zion Church on Elm Street in this town to its Massachusetts Most Endangered Historic Resources list.

Not great news, but the acknowledgment was important.

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