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Christ Church

6329 Frederica Road, Saint Simons Island, GA 31522
912-638-8683
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
Traveler Description: Christ Episcopal Church is a classic white church on a quiet country road. Fronted by a lovely lawn, it's surrounded by huge oak trees which drip... more »
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Broken Arrow, Oklahoma
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43 reviews 43 reviews
20 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

This place has a great story that is not told at the location. Unless you do a trolley tour you might miss the story of Christ Church. The stained glass windows are incredible. The graves are not well marked to understand the important history of this site. Suggest they provide the story of the windows and charge for it

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Lucas
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49 reviews 49 reviews
22 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

This is an active Episcopal Church with roots dating to early island history. It sits amidst gigantic live oak trees draped with Spanish moss. As you walk through the gate, you literally feel as if you stepped back in time. Stroll through the cemetary with 200 year old gravestones and remember the early settlers whose final resting place is in... More

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Columbia, South Carolina
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Try to go when you can attend a service and take time to walk around the cemetery. We got there when there was a funeral service on a Monday so we could not go inside on this trip but we have attended services previously. It is a very historic and peaceful place.

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Waco, Georgia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

After many years of visiting the Island we finally were able to coordinate scheduling so as to go to Christ Church when it was open for inside visiting. The Tiffany stained glass windows are simply breath taking. A must see when visiting Saint Simons.

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Leesburg, Florida
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We stopped on our trolley ride & saw some of the graves and the outside. As the church is only open for visitors inside after 2:00pm we went back to see the inside. We were very glad we did as the woodworking and windows were amazing.

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Kennesaw, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Lots of history, famous folks who have attended this church, including the Bush's, Jimmy Carter and the Weslyan's. If you go after 2pm, there are folks from the church to tell you more about it. Beautiful church.

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Rock Hill, South Carolina, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The church is a lot smaller than we expected, but still worth a visit. We visited Fort Frederica and stopped by the church since it was so close. Visiting hours are from 2-5 and there is always someone there to answer questions. There are some interesting stories about some of the families buried in the graveyard, and the church is... More

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Brunswick, Georgia, United States
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130 reviews 130 reviews
24 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

This historic church is gorgeous, inside and out. As a wannabe photographer, the cemetary and the area across the street are fantastic. Definitely worth a visit.

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Burlington, Vermont
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My husband and I stopped by to explore the cemetery and were invited by the curate to join a tour. We were enthralled by the church's history and beauty.

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Summerville, South Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

You must tour the inside of the church and explore the cemetery! See if you can find the oldest headstone (that can be read) with a DOD of 1803

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