The Sherwood History and Heritage Committee is now officially accepting donations for the restoration of the historic Roundtop Filling Station in Sherwood.
"Donations you make towards our efforts are tax deductible," said Darrell Brown,chairman of the Sherwood History and Heritage Committee. Brown said donations can be sent to: Save the Roundtop Campaign,c/o Sherwood City Clerk’s Office, P.O. Box 6256, Sherwood, Arkansas 72124.
"Please write ‘Roundtop’ in your check’s memo line," Brown said. "Donations of any and all amounts are very much appreciated."
Anyone who has questions can contact Brown at 425-4037 or by e-mail at: DWBrown@CityofSherwood.net.
Brown said the Roundtop is not seen by Sherwood residents anymore as needing restoration.
"The Roundtop Filling Station has been named to the 2013 top ten list of ‘Most Endangered Historic Places’ by the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas," Brown said.
The 2013 list will be officially announced on today at 10 a.m. at the William Woodruff House, located on 1017 East 8th St. in Little Rock.
Sherwood Mayor Virginia Hillman and Brown will be there to represent the City of Sherwood and the Roundtop Filling Station.