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“Washington's Church” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Alexandria's Christ Church

Alexandria's Christ Church
118 N. Washington St., Alexandria, VA 22314 (Old Town)
703-549-1450
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Ranked #1 of 38 Attractions in Alexandria
Type: Religious Sites, Historic Sites
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Chico, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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“Washington's Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

The docent spent as much time as we wanted descriping the church and famous people that have attended. We sat in the same pew as George Washington, FDR, Churchill and most of the 20th century presidents - it doesn't get much better than that!

Visited September 2013
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English first
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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“Sit in Washington's Pew”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The lady who greeted us was so friendly. She walked us right over to Washington's pew where she seated us and proceeded to share interesting history and details with us. It is definitely worth stopping by as you explore Old Town.

Visited September 2013
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Clearwater, Florida
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“Worship where President and Martha Washington did”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Dating back to the founding of the United States, this is an architecturally WONDERFUL sanctuary. Christ Church is NOT a "monument", but rather reflects the rich, living Christian heritage that was brought by settlers from England and their connection to the Anglican Communion. Friendly parishioners gladly share their house of worship with ALL !

Visited August 2013
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Cleveland, Ohio
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“Two great experiences!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

I have made some great memories here! I was the junior bridesmaid in my cousin's wedding here and attended their first child's christening here. It is a great place to visit as a tourist, but try not to go in and interrupt a wedding or a church service! It is such a beautiful church where two historical figures worshiped and it is a great story to tell people back home! There isn't much to see, but it is fun to go into the church and walk around the small grounds. Traveler tip: don't wear high heels, they will get stuck in the bricks.

Visited May 2013
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“Piece of History, Worth the Visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This church takes you back in time of what it would be like to worship in the old days. The volunteers give a good overview of this history behind the church. You can sit in the same pews that George Washington sat in.

Visited August 2013
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