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Address: Nevis
Description: See the ruins of this church, otherwise known as St. Mark’s Chapel of...
See the ruins of this church, otherwise known as St. Mark’s Chapel of Ease. Slaves and free men could once worship here together.
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A wonderful piece of history

Definitely worth a visit. The place has a lovely feel to it, and the information boards were very enlightening.

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 23, 2015
Tammy F
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Jersey
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Jersey
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63 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

Definitely worth a visit. The place has a lovely feel to it, and the information boards were very enlightening.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

Its worth seeing, My husband was fascinated by the grave stones and how old the people were on this Island. Our tour guide new his stuff "Ahmed" gave us a talk this was interesting and the views from it were stunning.

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Livermore, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

it was interesting to see some real history of the island. If you are reverent and enjoy knowing about historical events this is a very cool stop

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CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA
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93 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

This church is a ruin of the original church. The history is what makes this visit interesting. Best seen with a guide who knows the history. Your visit will be less than 15 minutes.

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Fairbanks, Alaska
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

If the weather is good, rent a 4 wheeler and drive around the island. Make the Cottle Church one of your stops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Upon visiting the Cottle church I felt a warmness also like a welcome. It was so beautiful peaceful and serene. I touched the walls of the church and I just wanted to shout out with joy! Me Cottle is a prime example of grace mercy and humility. God rest his soul he will always be remembered as an angel and... More 

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Cottle church is a hidden gem as it is off the main circular island road and up a grass track. It is imbued with history - when it officially opened I'm 1824 it was the first church on the island to welcome both slaves and plantation owners to worship under the same roof.

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Walkable from Oualie Beach, interesting history and well worth a visit. The church has been restored but is more of a shell with no roof. You can still get married here apparently. It's the first church in the Caribbean that was open to all people whatever their colour or race.

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NJ, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

This restored piece of history is beautiful. If you are in the area, I would recommend the trip. It is close to the main road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Saw this as part of an island tour - very informative display boards on the history of the church, and in a sublime setting too.

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Address: Nevis
Location: Caribbean  >  St. Kitts and Nevis  >  Nevis

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