Orrington group wants $75,000 to rework grange corridor into group heart

The Orrington Historic Society is closing in on its purpose to show a former grange corridor right into a group heart the place residents can study the city’s historical past, attend an out of doors live performance or marriage ceremony, participate in a group supper or study to backyard.

All of the group wants is one other $75,000 to finish renovations, Keith Bowden, treasurer and mission supervisor, mentioned final week. The mission, which displays the love of the previous however appears to be like to the long run as effectively, has been occurring for greater than 5 years.

The historic society bought the previous grange corridor and its 1.5-acre lot, positioned on the Dow Highway close to the Heart Drive intersection, in July 2017 for $3,000. The constructing, constructed in 1884, had no working water and wanted main repairs.