Great stained glass windows. Tour guide was very knowledgeable about the history of the church and the general battlefield and cemetery.
Blandford Church has beautiful Tiffany windows. The colors are amazing with the sun shining through them. Sadly no photographs are allowed from the inside, but the tour is worth the small cost. The cemetery grounds are enormous & filled with many stories. THe cemetery is free but the tours do have a charge. During the Halloween season there are ghost... More
If you are passing through Petersburg, definitely make time to visit this church. It's just a few minutes outside of town. The Tiffany stained glass windows are absolutely gorgeous, and the guided tour is very informative. The graveyard is also fascinating.
The cemetery is amazing as are the Tiffany windows in the church. The only negative was no photo's are allowed inside the church so there was no point in taking pictures of the stained-glass. The tour guide was very good and the information interesting and added to much to the history of this church. Glad we didn't miss this.
Amazing, must see, one of a few buildings in North America with 100% Tiffany Stained Glass Windows! The Brick Church on Well's Hill, now known as Old Blandford Church of Bristol Parish, was erected in 1735. Rich in Colonial, Revolutionary, War of 1812, and Confederate history, this old church was abandoned after the building of another Episcopal church in Petersburg,... More
Do the tour of the church it is worth it. The church was built in 1735. The oldest grave marker dates back to 1709. Some have been damaged by cannon balls.
This was a wonderful stop on our Petersburg Trip. The Tiffany windows in the church are absolutely beautiful. To know that the church was used as a Civil War Field Hospital was also very inspirational. To walk through the Confederate Cemetery and realize that over 30,000 men were buried there was very touching. For anyone who likes old churches and... More
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