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Address: 321 S. Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: 703 549 6670
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The Meeting House is still in use today. I went to the church office and the secretary let me into the church so I could look around. The original church (built in 1775) burnt... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Virginia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
13 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The Meeting House is still in use today. I went to the church office and the secretary let me into the church so I could look around. The original church (built in 1775) burnt down in 1835 and the present structure was completed in 1837. It has the pews with doors, upper level that has the pipe organ, clear windows,... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Liked: Beautiful grounds and location. Unchanged from when I attended back in the early 1960's. Disliked: Closed on week days.

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Onancock, Virginia
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69 reviews 69 reviews
18 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Very traditional with choir & pastors in period dress. Excellent choice of Christmas songs. Lovely tradtional candlelight service with communion. Welcoming, friendly folks. A perfect way to celebrate Christ's birth. We attended the earlier 7:30 service -- getting too old to stay up for midnight services. Only dislike was finding parking!!

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United States
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163 reviews 163 reviews
81 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

that still has an active congregation and events. well worth the trip to visit there and check out the cemetary graves.

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Alexandria, Virginia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

I've attended this church many times. It is a lovely colonial setting with friendly parishioners. Be sure to check out the cemetery in back where they have the tomb of the unknown Revolutionary soldier. Christmas Eve service is very beautiful.

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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My wife and I visited the Old Presbyterian Meeting House while taking a guided tour of Old Town Alexandria. Founded in 1772, the Old Presbyterian Meeting House is an historic and vibrant congregation in the heart of Old Town Alexandria. It is still open for church services.

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Virginia, USA
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122 reviews 122 reviews
49 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

This is an active church which dates from Colonial times. Members of the church dress in period clothes for special events and give tours and tell about the church. It is also a really caring group of people.

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Chicago, Illinois
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

We were taken on a ghost tour to this place. I have never heard of this place and the famous colonial history that is here. The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the Revolutionary War is here, and so is George Wahington's doctor. I even managed to catch an orb in a couple pictures. Take a ghost tour and come... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

I went here with a group of historic house docents, and we all really enjoyed our time here! Don is a fountain of knowledge about the church, and I would certainly recommend it to anyone, especially if you're interested in history, graveyards, churches, or all of the above!

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Los Angeles, CA
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39 reviews 39 reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Amazing history - don't miss this site! I didn't visit the church, but wandered the grounds, and was taken aback by the history here.

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Additional Information about Old Presbyterian Meeting House

Address: Address: 321 S. Fairfax St, Alexandria, VA 22314
Phone Number: 703 549 6670
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Alexandria>  > Old Town
Open Hours:
Monday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

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