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Address: Bridge Street, Richmond, VT
Phone Number: 802-434-2556
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Description: Sixteen-sided church built in 1813.

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This church is a truly remarkable sight! It's really one of a kind, I've never scene anything like it. It's well worth it to look around on the inside as well as the outside... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This church is a truly remarkable sight! It's really one of a kind, I've never scene anything like it. It's well worth it to look around on the inside as well as the outside. Trust me, it's shape isn't the only interesting thing about it, the decor and interior are just as mind boggling.

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Melbourne
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We also saw this marked on a map and were intrigued so we decided to stop here. We found it open and staffed by a volunteer who showed us around and explained the history of the church. We spent much longer here than expected and took lots of photos inside and out - looks great surrounded by fall foliage.

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Depew NY
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45 reviews 45 reviews
27 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I saw the notation of a historical place on a AAA map and researched it. We stopped at the Round Church on our way to Stowe, Vermont. The building is open till the second week in October from 10-4pm. We arrived at 10 am and found the most pleasant guide inside. Ironically, he happened to be from the town where... More 

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Vonore, Tennessee
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283 attraction reviews
615 helpful votes 615 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This round church is 200 years old and has been nicely restored and maintained. It originally served 5 Protestant denominations and was built by having persons buy the enclosed pews. It has not been used as a church for many years, but weddings and concerts and meetings are held in the building. The church looks more round in the interior.... More 

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Rome, Pennsylvania
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Many times we have ridden past this church going to the interstate to travel to other places, but today we noticed that it was open! There was to be a wedding in the afternoon. In the meantime, a member of the Historical Society told us many things about this fascinating building. Three congregations used it at one time, and then... More 

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Holden, Massachusetts
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209 reviews 209 reviews
65 attraction reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

This is a gem of building: 200 years old this year and the only remaining round wooden church in the US. It is open daily staffed with a volunteer who provides a good history and shows you the highlights of the building. There are several items for sale about the building including a new history for a $10. Toss in... More 

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Milford,Pa
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165 helpful votes 165 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

Great place to photograph and if its open to make a short visit. It is near the town on the way to the Audubon Center and the Birds Museum of Vermont.

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Middlebury, Vermont
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107 reviews 107 reviews
28 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

If you like19th century architecture, churches reimagined as concert halls, and historic sites (national historical register), you will enjoy a walk about this lovingly restored and maintained building.

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Vermont
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66 reviews 66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2013

I first visited this church when I was accompanying a group of seniors on a bus tour with a bit of time to spare before our lunch reservations. We happened to drive by the building and sort of ogled the place longingly--so quaint and interesting. Luckily for us, they were setting up for a wedding. The volunteer docent overseeing that... More 

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Oregon
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173 reviews 173 reviews
47 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Went here for a wedding. There are not many round churches still around. It was a charming piece of yesteryear.

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