FBC Eupora sanctuary restoration wins award

2Project Manager Stephanie Stewart said many of the comments she has heard after the renovation of Eupora’s First Baptist Church sanctuary were, “It looks like it was always suppose to be like this.”

That commitment to restoring the historical accuracy of the building has brought Belinda Stewart Architects and First Baptist Church of Eupora state-wide recognition. Next Tuesday, the FBC Eupora Restoration Project will be one of 40 projects throughout the state of Mississippi to receive a 2014 Heritage Award. The award for restoration will be presented at a special luncheon at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at the J.J. Rogers Building in Tupelo as part of the Listen Up! Historic Preservation Conference. Continue reading