Visit the Waldensian Heritage Museum in Valdese and see the largest collection of Waldensian artifacts in the United States. Immerse yourself in a historical struggle of a people whose faith was as solid and constant as the ancient alps surrounding their homeland in the European valleys. Learn of their sacrifices, courage and their role in the foundation and formation of today’s Reformed Theology. Witness the adventurous settlement of the Waldensian Pioneers, in search of better lives for their children and descendants to come. See the many beautiful displays that tell the story of how they survived almost insurmountable odds to establish a thriving community built upon hope and dreams based on the faith of their fathers.


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