Gatlinburg, Tennessee: Christus Gardens (Gone) Team Field Report

From US 441, take stoplight #5 (River Rd) and drive west a couple of blocks. On the right, at the corner of Maple Lane.
Closed after Jan. 13, 2008
Christus Gardens. Christus Gardens (Gone)
An enduring Gatlinburg religious attraction, voluntarily expelled in January 2008 to make way for development. Report...
Gatlinburg, Tennessee - Was Christus Gardens Scourged By A Souvenir?
Christus Gardens: We admit that legal mumbo-jumbo is not our favorite reading genre. But an article in The National Law Journal seems to suggest that the now-closed Christus Gardens may have been at least partly pushed into the afterlife by a souvenir in its gift shop. [08/23/2008] Complete Story...

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Christus Gardens. Christus Gardens

This is how the departed attraction, Christus Gardens, looked in 1964.

[Bill Cotter, 02/01/2012]
Christus Gardens

I am the Art Director for Christus Gardens. We are a lot more than the "sculpture of Christ whose eyes follow you in every direction." We have ten dioramas of the life of Christ peopled by over 100 wax figures ( the costumes came from the film Ben Hur ). America's finest collection of biblical coins and rare bibles. Last year I finished a 900 sq ft mural of the Old Testament and completed 39 paintings of the parables of Jesus ( a ten year project ).

[Mark Pedro, 04/20/2002]
Christus Gardens - Jesus Stone

I visited and took some pictures of the Jesus Stone. Not sure if I was supposed to or not. It sure would grab my attention. If I wasn't supposed to take pictures of it then all I can say is OOPs.

[SenatorPerry, 01/10/1998]

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