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Address: 89 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Phone Number: 508 627 4442
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Nice historic "monument"

Nice bit of history captured in this building. The paintings behind the pulpit create the illusion of a knave, which is a nice feature to see. This facility is worth a half hour... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 17, 2014
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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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Braintree, Massachusetts
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234 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is a lovely little church. Not a lot to see, but a nice remnant of another day. I would not make a special trip to see it. We were fortunate to attend a concert here. It was a lovely night and with the open windows it was very pleasant. I assume they do not have ac. On a hotter... More 

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Sulligent, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

So much history and well preserved. Great place to visit. Beautiful inside and outside. Get the back story before you go, makes it even more meaningful.

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North Hampton, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Nice bit of history captured in this building. The paintings behind the pulpit create the illusion of a knave, which is a nice feature to see. This facility is worth a half hour or more to see and appreciate, but there is not much more to it.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

as a venue the Whaling Church is unrivaled. The interior is accoustically terrific and the autere, colonial design is sublime. our favorite act there is wonderful men's a cappella group, The Vineyard Sound. They are professional and the music is seriously good! lots of drama and laughter and great songs.

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Huntington, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

A respite from the frenetic pace one can set for oneself on this island of varied offerings. Take some time for yourself and set your clock back to pre-cellular, motor and digital times. The acoustics are great, varied composers and the building is a triumph of serenity in wood and stone! A little pricey, but first-class music is worth it!

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norwood mass
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

See review of Vincent House as same day same problem. No one knew if someone coming, we returned purchased pass for nothing. Only open for a concert later in weekend.

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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

What a picturesque area near the Old Whaling Church. The Preservation Society home is just gorgeous. That balcony is amazing! A definite must see if you are in Edgartown.

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We listened to a wonderful band at the Whaling church. It was great. They played patriotic songs and it was so much fun to hear. Loved the conductor and the talented clarinet player. Sad no fireworks but enjoyed a great concert! Thanks

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Winter Park, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The wood, the windows, the simplicity! What's not to love?!?! If you are on Main Street and the church is open, this is a must see for anyone who appreciates architecture.

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O'Fallon, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I loved the sound that the bells made at this church. It sounded like the church was whaling. The sound is hauntingly beautiful. I would go back just to hear the bells rings.

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Address: 89 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
Phone Number: 508 627 4442
Location: United States  >  Massachusetts (MA)  >  Martha's Vineyard  >  Edgartown

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