Ashe County Frescoes - Ashe County North Carolina
ashe county frescoes
Want to see some truly remarkable works of art? You don't have to travel far from the West Jefferson Arts District to enjoy some truly inspirational mural works and one of Ashe County's renowned attractions, the Churches of the Frescoes. Renowned frescoe painter Benjamin Franklin long IV, visited Ashe County and a variety of other areas in the region in the mid 1970's and early 1980's and painted numerous frescoe murals along the way. In Ashe County he left his mark on the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church and St. Mary's Episcopal Church, both are historically signifcant area houses of worship. In them he painted mural depictions of The Last Supper, John the Baptist, The Crucifixion, and Mary, Great with Child. Visitors can stop by either or both churches to see the frescoe murals; it is recommended, however, that visitors call and make an appointment beforehand.

The Ashe County Churches of the Frescoes are located separately in Glendale Springs NC and West Jefferson NC. The breathtaking landscapes you will encounter at eeach church will leave you inspired. Most of our Ashe County Real Estate Agents and West Jefferson Realtors grew up in the area and can help you find the NC Mountain Home of your dreams in Jefferson, West Jefferson, Glendale Springs, Fleetwood, Crumpler, Todd, Lansing, Creston, and all of the beautiful regions throughout Ashe County. Everyday, we help our clients buy and sell Ashe County Real Estate and we invite you to begin working with us. If you are looking for a Ashe County Real Estate, start by browsing our Ashe County Real Estate and you'll find affordable properties including homes in the newest developments, large tracts of land near West Jefferson, and gorgeous sprawling estates on the New River. Learn more about the unique mountain lifestyle you and your family can enjoy when you Relocate to Ashe County, or own your very own NC Mountain Log Cabin in Ashe County. If you do not find something you like in our listings, browse the Ashe County MLS listings and let us help you with a property that best suits your wants and needs. Journey with us throughout Ashe County. Learn more about the phenomenally ranked Ashe County Schools, the great healthcare services found at Ashe Memorial Hospital, and the great economy and the types of Ashe County Jobs in the area.

The Ashe County Churches of the Frescoes are a unique attraction to Ashe County North Carolina. Learn more about other unique attractions like the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Ashe County Cheese Factory, The New River Zoo, and the fun outdoor activities like golf, fishing, and hiking that can be had when you live or own a home in Ashe County NC.


Holy Trinity Church
195 J.W. Luke Rd.
Glendale Springs, NC 28629
St. Mary’s Church
Beaver Creek Road
West Jefferson, NC 28694
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