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Emmanuel Episcopal Church

Opens in 5 min: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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Another historic landmark worth seeing

The Emmanuel Episcopal Church is Gothic Revival Architecture building on the hill where Fort... read more

Reviewed June 30, 2019
Prawet J
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Interesting history tour: From Tiffany to Tunnels

We saw this tour on a flyer in the visitors' center and are glad we went. The Tiffany windows are... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
bonnieb90
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Olney, Maryland
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16 Washington St, Cumberland, MD 21502-2924
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Reviewed June 30, 2019

The Emmanuel Episcopal Church is Gothic Revival Architecture building on the hill where Fort Cumberland once was. The ground (founder) of the Forth is still below the Church. The church modeled after the St. Paul's Church in Brighton England (based on the historic information). It...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Prawet J
Reviewed April 24, 2019

Please someone explain to me why it wasn't open the day after Good Friday when we were traveling to Cumberland specifically to see historic downtown? I was looking forward to a tour, and the sign on the door on Good Friday said that tours would...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Kay S
Reviewed October 14, 2018

We saw this tour on a flyer in the visitors' center and are glad we went. The Tiffany windows are stunning, and two church members explained the history of the church. Built on the ruins of Fort Cumberland (used by Colonel G. Washington), the tunnels...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

Beautiful old church with amazing Tiffany windows. Truly a place of Christian worship, you can feel " God is in this place". This structure and the tunnels underneath are history gems. A must for a history buff.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Very nice to visit. Great for taking interior and exterior pictures. Good access from Washington Street on the side of church. Great view of downtown Cumberland. Decorated beautiful at Christmas time.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place of worship. Lots of history and sits at the foot of historic Washington Street. Built on the site of Fort Cumberland and the tunnels below the church remain. Tours are available. Call the church for details. Amazing stained glass windows!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed June 13, 2017

This is a hidden gem. Definitely take the tour. This church on the hill stands on the site of a pre-Revolutionary War fort and was a safe stop on the underground railroad. It also boast three Tiffany windows. The tour includes the church and windows,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Burt H
Reviewed October 30, 2016

We were in town the weekend before Halloween and the church had a big event going on. They were offering tours of the tunnels. I love history and my ten year old was excited about seeing a place that served as a stop on the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Lovely church, warm and welcoming. Old and historic with tunnels from the underground railroad underneath. Great hall for family functions and parties.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Two Sunday services . A beautiful place of worship. Friendly people. Surroundings are serene and peaceful. Wonderful pipe organ. Beautiful Tiffany Windows, Cross and more designed by Tiffany. Sunday School Classes, Adult Forum and more. Plenty of opportunities to be welcomed on committees and working...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Rebecca W
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