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Frederick Lutheran Church

Address: Norre Gade, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas
Phone Number: 340/776-1315
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious sites, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: A Georgian-style church with a sweeping stairway and antique chandelier.
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Type: Religious sites, Historic sites, Sights & Landmarks
Owner description: A Georgian-style church with a sweeping stairway and antique chandelier.

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Oslo, Norway
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159 reviews 159 reviews
55 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

This Church has been Danish in early days and at that time the slaves was parted from the white People in the Church, now it's otherwise. You will be given a warm welcome. Dress up With Nice clothes and go to this Church. You will love it. Look at the women many of them have lovely hats on.

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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130 reviews 130 reviews
72 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

Once we found this we weren't very impressed. The doors were open and you could walk right in. It was interesting seeing the pews separated off vs. being open (room for 3 - 4 people). We spent all of 5" in the church.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

This architectural and cultural landmark is worth the time to visit. Although it is small, it is rich in detail. There is a small display case with artifacts including a dutch collar that is hundreds of years old. We would have liked to attend worship services during our vacation, but could not find any information about service times.

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OLYMPIA
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316 reviews 316 reviews
84 attraction reviews
165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The original church on this site was built in 1666. It and a subsequent church both burned down. Eventually, this church was rebuilt in 1793 and has occupied the spot with Lutheran Services since that time. (The Lutheran Church was the official church of the Danish West Indies) All the pews are enclosed with short walls that make the floor... More 

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Nacogdoches, Texas
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57 reviews 57 reviews
41 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

While Sylvia was shopping at the open air market in Charlotte Amalie I was busy checking out old hoistorical buildings. Fredrick Luthern Church quickly caught my eye. I walked inside (no fee) and found the church beautiful. Then I walked down to a open park with many benches in the shade of large trees. I met up with Sylvia as... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Frederick Lutheran Church has a very beautiful church building, inside and outside, but the members are its real beauty. They were very welcoming to visitors and made us feel right at home. The church members are very active in the community and demonstrate the love of Christ by their actions. Definitely worth visiting and, if at all possible, worshiping there.

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Drasco, AR
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

This is an old church building right in the heart of Charlotte Amalie. We like to visit these old buildings as the architecture is so interesting (note that the pews in the back of the church go sideways) and it is amazing that these buildings are still standing after hundreds of years. The altar is beautiful and it is worth... More 

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St. Thomas
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96 reviews 96 reviews
34 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

What a beautiful church! When you mount the wide stairway toward the entrance you feel as if you are about to do something important with your life. The furnishings on the inside are done well. The sanctuary is kept clean and available to visitors. While I know that the church is located on an island, I must say that the... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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98 reviews 98 reviews
28 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

As a Lutheran it was very interesting to see this old church and read about it's history. Sometime would like to worship there.

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Atlanta
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26 reviews 26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

If you are into church's then this is worth the few steps (not 99) up the hill to visit. Interesting architecture as it's constructed like an upside-sown sailing ship. Very helpful staff.

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