Church of the Holy Cross

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  •, Highway 194

    Valle Crucis,   NC   28691


The Right Reverend Levi Ives, Episcopal Bishop of North Carolina came to Valle Crucis in 1842 and gave the area its name. Over the next several years, Bishop Ives established the Society of the Holy Cross, the first Monastic Order in the Anglican Communion since the English Reformation of the mid-sixteenth century. The Bishop Ives Cabin, last of the original buildings, now serves as the Church Library.Located approximately one mile from Mast General Store.

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Valle Crucis NC 28691


Latitude: 36° 12' 56.88" / Longitude: -81° 47' 11.04"

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