THE MAPLE STREET CHAPEL
PRESERVATION SOCIETY, INC.
Upcoming Maintenance -
The metal on the main spire beneath the belfry, about a 6' tall section, is rusted out and so are its nails.
It will be a costly project to replace it.
The next open house date will be
Photo courtesy of Steve Spoden and MacKay Enterprises
The Maple Street Chapel is a landmark the entire region recognizes and treasures. The American Gothic, bat-and-board design, its stained-glass "calico" windows, and the Chapelís simple elegance all add to its importance as an historic site.
In the late 1970ís, the management, repair, maintenance, and preservation of the Maple Street Chapel was entrusted to a group that has grown into todayís Maple Street Chapel Preservation Society, Inc.. Through the years this group has cared for and nurtured this unique community treasure.
No money designated for the Chapel is ever diverted into any of First Church of Lombard ministries, personnel or programs.
can become a part of the Chapel preservation by joining the
Efforts to preserve the Chapel
include a variety of special programs, concerts, and fund
raising, and an on-going endowment effort in conjunction with the
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