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Tulsa church restores 'monument and memorial' windows

 

December 3, 2020



TULSA, Okla. (AP) — One of Tulsa's most historic Black churches is undergoing a restoration project to preserve what has become a memorial to 1921 Race Massacre survivors.

The wooden frames around the stained-glass windows at Vernon A.M.E. Church were rotting so much that the windows shook from Tulsa's downtown traffic.

On Tuesday, crews began removing the stained glass and replaced them with temporary windows to last for the next six months. Pastor Robert Turner had been concerned that the windows would eventually fall out or break.

"They're not just windows," Turner told Tulsa World. "...



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