07.30.19: How to help after historic church in Westphalia burns

The church was once the largest wooden structure west of the Mississippi River, according to some sources. (Church photo)

Church officials have established a process for accepting donations to help the congregation rebuild after fire on July 29 destroyed the 125-year-old Church of the Visitation in Westphalia.

Preliminary estimates set damages at $3 million to $4 million.

Donations to The Church of the Visitation may be mailed to:

The Church of the Visitation
Attn: Church restoration
144 CR 3000
Lott, TX 76656