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The International Mother's Day Shrine

11 E Main St, Grafton, WV 26354-1322
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Call ahead!

We stopped by on a Friday, and the sign said close at 4. We were there 5 minutes late, so we didn't... read more

Reviewed March 21, 2018
Diane S
Historical tradition

I got married in this beautiful historical church building 30 years ago. Three of my biological... read more

Reviewed November 10, 2017
andreapX498CJ
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Grafton, West Virginia
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good8%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible8%
Mar 20, 2018
“Call ahead!”
Nov 9, 2017
“Historical tradition”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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11 E Main St, Grafton, WV 26354-1322
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Reviewed 21 March 2018

We stopped by on a Friday, and the sign said close at 4. We were there 5 minutes late, so we didn't get to go in. Our own fault, we should have called ahead about times or tours.

Thank Diane S
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Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

I got married in this beautiful historical church building 30 years ago. Three of my biological daughter's have married in this church as well as one of my adopted daughter's. This church is beautiful with stained glass windows and a beautiful pipe organ.

Thank andreapX498CJ
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

Anna Jarvis, a Grafton native, created and successfully lobbied for Mother's Day as a National Holiday. The church she attended became the formal shrine of the holiday and gives tribute to all mothers. You can be one of relatively few people to say you visited...More

Thank theoldpioneer
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Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Great place to learn about the mothers day shrine, very interesting story. Beautiful church with rich history. Amazing game restaurant across the street called Capri Pizza parlor. They have great steak and cheese hoagies.

Thank Vanessa H
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

Oh my, you just have to come here and see this beautiful place, it has the most beautiful stained glass in it, and it was started here in Grafton.

Thank junefromwv
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

friendly employee- nice, clean place to visit- a beautiful setting for a wedding (mine & 33 years later- my daughter's) perfect meeting room downstairs- lots of seats to hold a large group of people upstairs

Thank WVVideo
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Reviewed 8 June 2016

The Good Book says "Honor Thy Father and Mother" and this church is a heavy example of this statement. We entered the church on a Saturday morning around 10 am and had a personal tour - just the two of us and the guide. There...More

Thank reebee2727
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Reviewed 5 October 2015

take a walk back in time with loads of history in the social hall and get ready to take in the absolutely beautiful sanctuary above. church is breathtaking :)

Thank Leisa J
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Reviewed 12 August 2015

The Methodist Church building is only open seasonally for limited hours, but there is no fee to view the grounds with the Mothers Day statue, and the plaque on the church door and other signage explaining the history of vthe holiday. I found it interesting...More

Thank Paul S
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Reviewed 13 October 2014

This isn't really worth going to see. I would instead recommend the Anna Jarvis birthplace museum if you are interested in the history of Mothers day

Thank lostlanternoa
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