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Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

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Address: 331 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Phone Number: +1 757-229-2891
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Since 1715, Bruton Parish Church has served the spiritual needs of the...

Since 1715, Bruton Parish Church has served the spiritual needs of the Williamsburg community including the most famous American sons of colonial Virginia: Thomas Jefferson and George Washington.

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Make a stop here if you bought your Colonial Williamsburg ticket

Multiple U.S. presidents and an early chief justice were parishioners here, and their pews are still marked. The church members who give the tour are welcoming and knowledgeable... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Multiple U.S. presidents and an early chief justice were parishioners here, and their pews are still marked. The church members who give the tour are welcoming and knowledgeable about the church's extensive history. Definitely recommended for a stop if you've bought your full ticket at Colonial Williamsburg.

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Norristown, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This church is still in use for services so you do have to plan around that. We came back a second day and found that it was your ordinary old church. Still glad we saw it and am sorry we had to miss that evenings free choral concert.

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Chesterton, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a historical church that has been active for over 300 years. It was the place of worship for many of the Revolutionary War era leaders. This is not a reconstruction, but is the actual building. While still an active church, it is open daily for visitors to tour. Their candlelight concerts on Thursdays and Saturdays are must-see events.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The people inside the church who gave a talk were so knowledgeable and proud of their building - it shone through. A modest church but what times it's seen!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Bruton Parish Church is open to all holders of Colonial Williamsburg passes. A contribution is encouraged to help support the upkeep and preservation of the building but is not mandatory. If possible, try to take in an organ concert or other event when visiting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

See where many of our founding fathers -- including Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, George Wythe and Patrick Henry -- worshiped. Attendance was required by law, so for most of the region's residents, it was an every-Sunday event. Take the tour during the daytime and check the schedule for free organ and choral concerts at night.

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Davidson, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

While not officially part of Colonial Williamsburg, it's in the heart of it. They have many events, music programs in particular, that are quite amazing so check their website calendar!

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Bryantown, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed the best organ concert I have ever attended with an organist that was over the top. The music was great, beautiful church and by candlelight it was like going back in time.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We could not get in. We were too early in the morning and when we walked in the gate at 3:58pm, a rude old woman told us we would have to leave because they were closing. Everything else closes at 5. We saw the outside and that is what this review is based on. We noticed the store was still... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful and filled with history. The volunteers were great. Look at the memorials that line the walls. Tributes to our history.

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