Conservation of Early 19th-Century First Baptist Church in Mawlamyine, Phase 2

The project, which continues work begun under a previous Ambassadors Fund grant, directly supports the U.S. embassy’s efforts to promote national reconciliation, respect for religious and ethnic diversity, and training in the detection and safe removal of asbestos in historic buildings.

The early 19th-century First Baptist Church in Mawlamyine is a masterful blend of Burmese craft traditions and Western architectural styles. [Photo credit: Project organizer]

Project Details

Location: Mawlamyine, Myanmar Organiser(s): World Monuments Fund Funder(s): U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation Funding received: $100,000 (USD) Commencement Date: 09/2017 Project Status: Completed
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