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Holy Trinity Episcopal Church

120 Glendale School Rd, Glendale Springs, NC 28694-7231
+1 336-982-3076
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Christ's Last Supper Frescoes in a beautiful Country Church just off Blue Ridge Parkway

The Holy Trinity Episcopal Church reminded me of my Mother's childhood church St. Luke's, in Glen... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bill D
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Edgewater, Florida, United States
Holy Trinity Fresoes

We saw the Frescoes here and at ST Mary's they were very different. The Holy Trinity had a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Martinaatyahoo
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120 Glendale School Rd, Glendale Springs, NC 28694-7231
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Holy Trinity Episcopal Church reminded me of my Mother's childhood church St. Luke's, in Glen Carlin Springs (Arlington, VA). A Serene and peaceful small wonderful wooden church built in the early 1900s. No doubt I felt the presence of the Holy Spirit as I...More

Thank Bill D
Reviewed 13 June 2017

We saw the Frescoes here and at ST Mary's they were very different. The Holy Trinity had a downstairs exhibit as well.

Thank Martinaatyahoo
Reviewed 30 May 2017 via mobile

Great stop you can feel the history. And feel his presence. You just set and listen to the narrator as he speaks of the last supper. Make sure you go down stairs too.

Thank Jack I
Reviewed 22 April 2017

A very unassuming and simplistic church with incredible frescoes by Ben Long. We visited this area 20+ years ago and had not heard of these "Churches of the Frescoes" so were pleased to find these hidden gems in small out of the way communities (St....More

1  Thank the1drjazz
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Totally amazing! The fresco of the Last Supper is absolutely breathtaking!! It is a must see. You honestly feel like you are sitting there with them. And don't miss the paintings, entombments, carving, and mosaic downstairs. Honestly a must see and great for all ages.

Thank calliesdq87
Reviewed 28 January 2017

We stopped in Glendale springs on our way to West Jefferson and the chruch is so peaceful and a wonderful place to worship. There are steps down to the lower level and rest rooms available. A must see and the cloth above the 12 deciples...More

1  Thank mercyangel_12
Reviewed 15 November 2016

That artists will devote their time to portray elements of their faith is likely inspirational to the faithful. Anyone to whom the Lord's Supper is significant may appreciate stopping by this quaint little church to hear a short presentation while viewing the frescos and other...More

2  Thank John W
Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Historical place in the high country. Worth a visit if you love history, churches, etc; very close to the BRP.

1  Thank 1travelerjosh
Reviewed 5 September 2016

My husband and I were models for Ben Long and his assistants when this fresco was being created. My husband is Matthew, the Apostle on the far left. It was quite an amazing summer being part of this experience. The final work is so beautiful,...More

1  Thank Sue B
Reviewed 27 July 2016

There are two churches with frescoes painted by Ben Long and his students several decades back — one is this one and the other is in nearby West Jefferson. There are frescoes of religious themes in two places in this church: down in the basement-columbarium...More

Thank MeetUsAtTheCorner
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