This article first appeared on on March 23, 2020

Morris Brown’s Fountain Hall will get a new roof, thanks to a $500,000 grant from the National Park Service African American Civil Rights Grant.

The administration of Morris Brown College has reviewed and endorsed the stabilization project for the historic Fountain (Stone) Hall, which is designated as a National Landmark.

The grant will replace the old roof and drainage system with new wood decking and a roof covering comprised of a new synthetic slate roof replacement treatment proving for better runoff and extended economic life.