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World's Largest Crucifix.

World's Tallest Crucifix

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Bardstown, Kentucky

An outdoor sculpture built in 1986, it is sixty feet high, "welded of stainless steel rods." The wire-frame Jesus has a "garment of wire-cloth, hair of copper." This crucifix battles and barely bests a more traditional rendition, the 55-footer in Indian River, Michigan. The one in Bardstown overlooks a cemetery, and is spindly, like a ship's mast.

Also see: Mega-Messiahs

World's Tallest Crucifix

Saint Thomas Church

Address:
700 Saint Thomas Lane, Bardstown, KY
Directions:
St Thomas Church. South of town. About a mile south of the Blue Grass Parkway on US Hwy 31E.
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