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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
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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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Loved The Concerts

We've visited this church twice, both times for concerts, and have greatly enjoyed the architecture and beautiful music. We would definitely go back for another concert!

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

We've visited this church twice, both times for concerts, and have greatly enjoyed the architecture and beautiful music. We would definitely go back for another concert!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

It was living history when you consider that this Episcopal parish has continual service in same building and location going into its 4th century.Think of all our forefathers who attended and sat in those pews. Worth a visit

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

This is a must see in Williamsburg and does not require a ticket to enter. Check their schedule as they often have candlelight concerts in the evening.

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New York, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 NEW

Beautiful place to visit. So much to see. It's impossible to see the whole area in one day. Lovely place.

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Fishers, Indiana
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

As Christians, we were excited about attending a service at The Bruton Parish Episcopal Church. We found this a bit repetative but we were still glad we went.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

A must see when in Williamsburg. Many of our Founding Fathers worshipped here and that history is evident in the sanctuary. The church also has one of the largest Colonial burial sites still existing in Virginia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Be sure to read the name plates on the pews! I picked up recent church bulletins and love that it is still active with William and Mary students and the community.

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Warrenton, Virginia, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

By chance I happened to be in Williamsburg for an Organ Concert at the Bruton Parish Church. The church is beautiful and candlelit. the cemetery eerie and the music magnificent. There are concerts over 150 nights a year. It is an Episcopal church with 4 services on Sunday with two separate choirs. It is not part of Williamsburg and depends... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Seeing the church was pleasant and inspiring. It is still an active church. It would be fun to hear a concert in this place which they do offer. The organ was an Aeolian Skinner that had been rebuilt in recent years and for us musicians it would be a treat to hear a concert on it as well. The only... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Beautiful and historic, but more of a monument and not much in message if you're expecting much by attending a service. Not made to feel welcomed at all, and infact, disocouraged from entering due to the fact I had a camera and was told I wasn't allowed. (being a minority, I could not understand why . . .) as there... More 

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