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Bardstown, Kentucky: World's Tallest Crucifix

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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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World's Tallest Crucifix

A very tall -- but somewhat spindly and abstract -- cross with a crucified figure.

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World's Tallest Crucifix.

World's Tallest Crucifix

This crucifix looks creepier in person than in photos. The cross is not at the church; it's in the cemetery right by it, on top of a hill. The cemetery has a couple of loops to drive through, but no parking. The road ends at the church and there's a large parking lot there. I went just as the Saturday evening service ended, and the narrow windy road was scarier with all of the cars leaving.

[outis, 03/02/2024]

World's Largest Crucifix.

World's Largest Crucifix

Worth a quick stop. Took a minute to find with trees in the way.

[Jody Grimsley, 12/07/2023]

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