Foundation formed to preserve frescoes

Foundation formed to preserve frescoes

There are 2 comments on the www.jeffersonpost.com story from Dec 14, 2009, titled Foundation formed to preserve frescoes. In it, www.jeffersonpost.com reports that:

A group of concerned citizens has spent the year forming an organization dedicated to preserving the frescoes painted at two local churches ...

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Since: May 08

Stratford, Connecticut.

#1 Dec 14, 2009
from jeffersonpost:

"Because most of the members of the two tiny Episcopal churches – St. Mary’s in West Jefferson and Holy Trinity in Glendale Springs – are older and unable to maintain upkeep of the buildings and paintings, the foundation was formed to assist ..."

Yet another portent of TECs diminishing demographics; these two churches will become museums in the near future.
Think Again

Benson, NC

#2 Dec 14, 2009
Joe DeCaro wrote:
from jeffersonpost:
"Because most of the members of the two tiny Episcopal churches – St. Mary’s in West Jefferson and Holy Trinity in Glendale Springs – are older and unable to maintain upkeep of the buildings and paintings, the foundation was formed to assist ..."
Yet another portent of TECs diminishing demographics; these two churches will become museums in the near future.
I hope the foundation is successful in their endeavor. The frescoes are beautiful and well worth seeing if you ever get down to Western NC.

My only question is why the Diocese of Western NC does not allocate funds for the preservation of these paintings.

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