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A Beautiful Church with a Rich History

In any visit to Potsdam, you don't want to miss seeing this beautiful red sandstone edifice on "the... read more

Reviewed July 29, 2017
Noisefree
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Naples, Florida
Traditional Sandstone Church

The location next to the river gives it that old world feel. I wasn't able to go inside The grounds... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2017
Michael R
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Toronto, Canada
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Jul 29, 2017
“A Beautiful Church with a Rich History”
Jul 7, 2017
“Traditional Sandstone Church”
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8 Maple St, Fall Island, Potsdam, NY 13676-1149
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Reviewed July 29, 2017

In any visit to Potsdam, you don't want to miss seeing this beautiful red sandstone edifice on "the island." Virtually unchanged since I sang in the choir 60 years ago, this classic Anglican parish reflects the best of Potsdam.

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Reviewed July 7, 2017

The location next to the river gives it that old world feel. I wasn't able to go inside The grounds have big trees that ad to the overall beauty of the church.

Thank Michael R
Reviewed February 4, 2017

It's a beautiful church right next to the river. Go have a look! A peaceful place to visit and appreciate sandstone.

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Reviewed December 28, 2016

They don't build them like this anymore. Beautiful stained glass windows and the staff was friendly.

Thank Karl C
Reviewed July 25, 2016

Sit in the church and feel the peace and beauty of this architectural gem. Sitting on Fall Island under tall ancient trees in the middle of the Racquet River it is beautiful to photograph.

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Reviewed July 6, 2016

I grew up in this church but never fully realized the magnificence of the Tiffany glass windows until I came back for a visit. They are magnificent, some even signed by Louis Comfort Tiffany..........please treat yourself to a visit there, as this parish has tried...More

1  Thank naturalbeauty53
Reviewed April 26, 2016

If you enjoy beautiful church sanctuaries, you will love this one. The Clarkson family that founded Clarkson University also founded Trinity Church and they filled it with some of the most beautiful stained glass you will see anywhere. At least one is signed by Tiffany...More

1  Thank edsachs
Reviewed February 17, 2016

I am not a member of this church, yet I have attended their Christmas Eve service and meal, and I have attended many meetings and potlucks here.

Thank wendy t
Reviewed February 9, 2016

This church is a beautiful example of the Potsdam sandstone. It was built in 1835 in the Federal style with Gothic elements. Seven windows were installed in the nave by Tiffany studios of New York City between 1894 and 1927; these are considered museum pieces,...More

1  Thank Mommyto2boys
Reviewed September 30, 2015

Trinity Church - also known as the Sandstone Church - sits on a very small island in the Racquette River in Potsdam NY. It's constructed from the local red sandstone and is one of the most historic structures in Potsdam. Fine organ too. It's worth...More

1  Thank SanFranciscoGuy634
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