The Waldensian Church in Torre Pellice
Torre Pellice is a (municipality) in the comune Province of Turin in the Italian region Piedmont, located about 45 kilometres (28 mi) southwest of Turin. It is crossed by the Pellice river.
Torre Pellice is the centre of the
Waldensian church. The Waldensians arrived in the valley in the early 13th century. In a grotto nearby Torre Pellice they held the Sinod of Chanforan, by which they adhered to the Protestant Reformation (1590).
It borders the following municipalities:
Angrogna, Villar Pellice, Luserna San Giovanni, and Rorà.
Twin towns [ edit ]
Gallery [ edit ]
Street in Torre Pellice - 1895
Waldensian Church at Torre - 1895
Dr. Pons and Church front, abt. 1895
Seminary at Torre Pellice
Waldensian Old Ladies Home, Dr. Gay at end.
Dr. Gay in pulpit of the Church
Waldensian Museum at Torre, abt. 1895
View from Torre of the Valley - 1895
Bridge over the Pellice (Paillichee) - 1895
Soldiers passing through Torre
Soldiers going to the French Border
Joshua Jeneval's Guns, Museum at Torre Pellice, abt. 1895
Courtyard of a home in the Waldensian Valleys.
A Waldensian mountain cottage.
A summer chalet in the Waldensian Valley
Picturesque mountain path, man with a wooden cart.
References [ edit ]
^ All demographics and other statistics: Italian statistical institute Istat.