Take A Walk Through The Largest Ten Commandments In The County At Fields Of The Wood In North Carolina
Over in a valley 18 miles west of Murphy, North Carolina, is a forgotten gem begun some 80 years ago in 1941. It’s now a theme park dedicated to Christianity. The site was first called Fields of the Wood by a Quaker bible salesman named A.J. Tomlinson, who would later become the first overseer of the Church of God. Before his death in 1943, Tomlinson inscribed in rock on the hillside here the ten commandments.
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Visitors to Fields of the Wood find inspiration in the unique larger than life and interactive attractions found in the theme park. The typical amount of time to set aside to experience it all is two and a half hours. Fields of the Wood is open year round from dawn to dusk. Imagine watching the sunrise from the top of Ten Commandment Mountain. Learn more about the park with a visit to its official website.
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Address: Fields of the Wood, Shoal Creek, NC 28906, USA
Address: 10000 NC-294, Murphy, NC 28906, USA
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Robin Jarvis is a travel writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She's lived in the Carolinas for nearly three decades and currently resides in Charleston. When she's not working, she loves to cook with friends and check out new adventures. General questions and FAM tours: email@example.com.
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