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Saint Mary's Episcopal Church

400 Beaver Creek School Rd, West Jefferson, NC 28694-7115
+1 336-246-3552
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an amazing and active little church

It is a peaceful place where you can go to sing, pray or just soak in God's love as you realize how... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
soyvickik
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West Jefferson, North Carolina
Amazing

The fresco art at this tiny church is very pretty. The stain glass windows are breathtaking. We... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
SuziKarr
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400 Beaver Creek School Rd, West Jefferson, NC 28694-7115
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+1 336-246-3552
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"glendale springs"
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"beautiful frescoes"
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"last supper"
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"the stained glass windows"
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"ashe county"
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"mary and john"
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"peaceful experience"
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"fresco paintings"
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"open hours a day"
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"front door"
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"on display"
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"worth a stop"
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"narrative"
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"baptism"
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"recording"
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Reviewed 5 February 2018

It is a peaceful place where you can go to sing, pray or just soak in God's love as you realize how old the paintings are, and how special this little house of God truly is. I love everything about being there, and pray that...More

Thank soyvickik
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

The fresco art at this tiny church is very pretty. The stain glass windows are breathtaking. We have been making a day trip to West Jefferson for years. I can't believe we just found it this year browsing TripAdvisor.

Thank SuziKarr
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Reviewed 21 November 2017

It was a wonderful way to spend our 50th anniversary. Doc was wonderful in conversation & cooking. I have dietary needs which he met beyond my expectations. Fresh cookies, cake, snacks, and beverages were available free of charge. I highly recommend it. I can't wait...More

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Reviewed 28 October 2017

The small church is so beautiful and when you go inside, you still feel the beauty. The stained glass windows are exquisite. You can sit in the peace of the church & listen to the story of how the frescoes came to be while viewing...More

Thank frdallen
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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Small, lovely church in West Jefferson, NC with beautiful frescoe paintings by Ben Long. A must see if you're in the area!

Thank imaboutbooks
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Reviewed 19 October 2017

Ben Long's fresco paintings on display are Mary Great with Child, John the Baptist and Mystery of Faith. Very nice church to visit. Open 24 hours a day. A must see when in the area.

Thank bugtrav17
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Reviewed 17 October 2017

By the time we got here on Monday evening during our trip it was well after dark. It amazes me that these frescoes can be viewed 24 hours a day. They are amazing works of art. The narrative although way to religious for me are...More

Thank Rick B
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Reviewed 12 August 2017

There are no words to describe how beautiful this is. It feels like you could step inside the painting. Not the best directions to find it and the signs are small!

Thank 320rebeccaj
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Very peaceful and informative visit about the Frescoes. There is a taped narrative that plays and explains the art of Fresco painting as well as the Artist himself. This is a very quaint country church.

Thank Anthony M
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Very peaceful! Go in and just admire the artwork. It's truly amazing! A must see if you are visiting Ashe County.

Thank sclappfan
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Response from francistdf | Reviewed this property |
Although I currently live in Arizona, I no longer attend services at Saint Mary's. But, I find the following info online: Worship Schedule The Parish of the Holy Communion is a unique parish in that we have TWO churches... More
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