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Bruton Parish Episcopal Church

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Address: 331 Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, VA 23187
Phone Number: 757-229-2891
Description: Since 1715, Bruton Parish Church has served the spiritual needs of the...
Since 1715, Bruton Parish Church has served the spiritual needs of the Williamsburg community including the most famous American sons of colonial Virginia: Thomas Jefferson and George Washington.
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Bruton Parish Church is a wonderful historical place

It is great to be in the same place of worship as Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, my family from out of town also enjoy visiting Colonial Williamsburg because of the history.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 18, 2015
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

It is great to be in the same place of worship as Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, my family from out of town also enjoy visiting Colonial Williamsburg because of the history.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Just the idea of being in a church building which is used by an active congregation and has existed before the United States became the United States is awesome!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

The church was clean and charming but not grand. Worth paying a visit if you're in colonial Williamsburg.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Finally timed our arrival between services on a Sunday morning, so we didn't feel like we were intruding. The ushers were more than welcoming, and if we had had more time, we would have stayed for a service. Aside from the magnificent architechture, it was pretty inspiring seeing pew boxes with names like Washington, Jefferson, Madison, and such.

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St.Louis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Most amazing step back in our history! Knowledgable and friendly staff, pews labelled with the giants of our early history.

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Tappahannock, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015 via mobile

After 300 years of co-habitation in Williamsburg, Bruton Episcopal got together with First Baptist for an outstanding choral concert in this fine colonial church in the center of the historic district on Duke of Gloucester Street. I'll probably need a chiropractor after sitting in the straight-up pews for a couple of hours! This is a classic church restored in the... More 

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Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The church is beautiful and very historical. It is a peaceful place to have some quiet time for reflection as well as a place to sit and rest for a few moments.

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McLean, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

The building is simply beautiful inside. Members of the congregation are on hand to answer all questions. The walls are original. The last restoration was in 1936 and is period appropriate.

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MENOMONEE FALLS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The history of religion is unique in this country as our forefathers came here to worship as they saw fit. That wasn't always true when we first started, but at this church, you can see where they sat. We have a family member who's family were some of the earliest settlers in this country and it was very cool to... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Sit where Thomas Jefferson sat during services and listened to sermons.Historic church and grave yard is beautiful.

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