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The Church of the Visitation to dedicate new expansion Sunday

The architect’s rendition of the new Church of the Visitation.
The Church of the Visitation on Route 33 near Hartfield will dedicate a new 4,000-square-foot expansion to its facility this Sunday at a service of dedication.

The new alterations and additions to the existing facility resulted in expanded seating for worship, a new Reservation Chapel, a new Reconciliation Chapel, a remodeled sacristy and worship space, a new Daily Mass Chapel, new administration spaces, and accessible restrooms for the physically handicapped. 

A covered entry pavilion and storage spaces will complete the new addition. Site work includes additional paved parking spaces and access walks. 

Designed in a similar architectural style to complement the existing building, the new additions include a distinctive new bell tower with carillon, creating a more attractive and inviting appearance from Route 33.

Local architect William Henry Harris assisted the church with the design and Norman Construction Inc. of Mechanicsville provided construction services for the $900,000 project.

posted 09.18.2008

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