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“Old Whaling Church” 5 of 5 stars
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Old Whaling Church
89 Main St, Edgartown, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02539
508 627 4442
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Ranked #21 of 27 things to do in Edgartown
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
“Old Whaling Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

What a picturesque area near the Old Whaling Church. The Preservation Society home is just gorgeous. That balcony is amazing! A definite must see if you are in Edgartown.

Visited October 2013
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San Jose, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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“Beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

We listened to a wonderful band at the Whaling church. It was great. They played patriotic songs and it was so much fun to hear. Loved the conductor and the talented clarinet player. Sad no fireworks but enjoyed a great concert! Thanks

Visited June 2013
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Winter Park, Florida
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“Spectacular Church Architecture”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

The wood, the windows, the simplicity! What's not to love?!?! If you are on Main Street and the church is open, this is a must see for anyone who appreciates architecture.

Visited July 2013
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O'Fallon, Missouri
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
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“Whaling Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

I loved the sound that the bells made at this church. It sounded like the church was whaling. The sound is hauntingly beautiful. I would go back just to hear the bells rings.

Visited May 2013
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Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts
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“Check out the new mural”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

The whaling church is an Island centerpiece. It is protected and preserved by the Preservation Trust. If you want to see a traditional New England church, this is it. It had become a bit rundown, but Margot Datz has brightened the interior.
Margot is one of our local painters and has done many murals on the Island. She studied old documentation of what the interior looked like and returned it to it's former self. Lovely.

Visited May 2013
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