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16th Street Baptist Church wins $150k in preservation funds

(image: WPMI) 16th Street Baptist Church wins $150k in preservation funds

An Alabama church that has felt the sting of deadly violence has received $150,000 in preservation funds.

The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham is 1 of 11 recipients to get a a grant from the Partners in Preservation Campaign.

Last month marked 55 years since the racially motivated bombing at the predominantly African-American church.

A bombing that killed 4 little girls.

This grant helps restore historic windows in the church, the cupola, and bell towers that were installed back in 1911.

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