Treasures for the Ages
The Parish of the Holy Communion in Ashe County NC includes St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in West Jefferson and Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Glendale Springs. They are often referred to as the Churches of the Frescoes.
During the 1970s, internationally renowned fresco artist Ben Long created magnificent enduring works in two small antique churches in
Thousands of people visit the frescoes each year - both for their religious significance and because they are magnificent works of art. Many people visit repeatedly. And for those of us who live in
Frescoes Foundation Ashe County
Ashe County Frescoes Foundation was created by community members for the express purpose of protecting and preserving these works of art. Our organization is established as a
Friends of the Frescoes
FRIENDS OF THE FRESCOES is a project of the Ashe County Frescoes Foundation (www.ashefrescoes.org). Each contributor to the foundation becomes a Friend, and will receive a certificate of recognition. Checks may be made payable to Frescoes Foundation, and mailed to Post Office