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

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richmonds old Round Church

My wife and I visited on a day trip and found the church that's maintained by the historical society. The gentleman that greeted us was very knowledgeable about the eary... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 7, 2015
David D
Vergennes, Vermont
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Vergennes, Vermont
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

My wife and I visited on a day trip and found the church that's maintained by the historical society. The gentleman that greeted us was very knowledgeable about the eary construction and pointed out various feature of the building. It's a must see in the leaf season.

Thank David D
Williston, Vermont
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59 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

A unique place to visit. Weddings and special services are held here year round. It is kept in great condition so that visitors can appreciate the quality work that was done to make it.

Thank Mike E
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128 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We were greeted by the friendly lady volunteer and treated to a brief history of this lovely building. Over the years some things have changed, like the small organ and the height of the pulpit. Try sitting on one of the benches (they are all boxed in); unless you are really skinny you'll realize how much smaller people were in... More 

Thank Grandmasfootsteps
Jericho, Vermont
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Very attractive. Lovingly protected by the people of Richmond. Great place for a wedding. Across the street from Riverside Park. Visiting ORC would be a charming component of a walking tour of Richmond, VT. There are 3 good places to eat & a bakery. Friday's Farmers Mkt. would add to the fun.

Thank NatureMyth
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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.

Thank Eamonn H
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41 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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.

Thank Ozless
Depew NY
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69 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 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 

Thank 9Buffalolady20
Vonore, Tennessee
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638 reviews
375 attraction reviews
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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 

Thank Torte_Sue
Rome, Pennsylvania
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130 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 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 

Thank MartiAbell
Holden, Massachusetts
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223 reviews
72 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 94 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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