Christ Church, Jerry Hill, Jim Master discussed on KYW 24 Hour News


Ten minutes. I'm Jim master in the KYW twenty four hour. Traffic center. Now your forecast overnight heading into the morning clear and cool as we drop down to forty one degrees and for the rest of your Thursday for a mix of clouds with a high of sixty one degrees Friday things change bit. It'll be cloudy and cold with rain, especially Rayton late in the day on Friday, the high about forty nine degrees right now at the broadcast center, we have cloudy skies. Fifty four degrees. Jerry hill. It's fifty three and fifty six right now in FOX chase forty-seven if he asked me in phoenixville sponsored by acme where you can sign up today for just for you rewards, but one of the oldest original structures in the nation is Christ Church here in old city, Philadelphia. It's in need of some serious repairs, especially to its steeple fundraising efforts are well underway in KYW's. John mcdevitt was granted access by the church to get up real. So far up and take a closer. Look christ. Church's main structure was completed in seventeen forty four many of our forefathers like George Washington Benjamin, Franklin congregants, the steeple was added in seventeen fifty four making the one hundred ninety six foot building the tallest in the country for about fifty years after all those years and sustaining a nineteen to wait lightening strike fire. Restoration is needed. The steeple is currently leaning twenty two inches and stabilization and other repairs are needed the rector of the church. The Reverend Timothy suffered led me up the steep. Oh by climbing up rickety.

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