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Round Church

Bridge Street, Richmond, VT 05477
+1 802-434-3654
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Unique Round Church Well Worth A Visit

During our vacation in Vermont, I planned to visit Huntington Gorge. I saw that this beautiful... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2017
writearts2
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Burlington, New Jersey
The architecture is wonderful!

We were so pleased that Martha volunteered her time to open the church for us in February. She... read more

Reviewed February 17, 2017
Gavin B
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Lagrange, Ohio
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Sixteen-sided church built in 1813.
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Bridge Street, Richmond, VT 05477
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Reviewed August 11, 2017

During our vacation in Vermont, I planned to visit Huntington Gorge. I saw that this beautiful round church was just down the road from the roaring waters. It is not far from the interstate. The church is no longer a place of worship, but it...More

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Reviewed February 17, 2017

We were so pleased that Martha volunteered her time to open the church for us in February. She gave us history on the church, and allowed us to venture around. The original wooden structure is a marvel. If you are into vintage architecture, be sure...More

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Frances T, Manager at Round Church, responded to this reviewResponded February 21, 2017

Great review which the Richmond Historical Society appreciates. We are not normally open during the winter months, but are usually able to find a volunteer to give a tour if given advance notice.

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Reviewed January 27, 2017

This church is a beautiful part of our community and it is a wonderful place to visit and have a wedding.

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Reviewed November 3, 2016

We saw the church from the interstate while we were driving to Waterbury from Burlington. We wanted to stop on the way back and go inside and look around, but we were running late from our activities in the Waterbury and Stowe areas. It looks...More

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Frances T, Manager at Round Church, responded to this reviewResponded November 5, 2016

The Church is open during the summer from 10 until 4. Hopefully you will have time to stop next time. It is a National Historic Landmark and well worth a visit.

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Reviewed October 12, 2016

Built over 200 years ago this building in the Federal style was used by the town for meetings and by five different congregations for over 160 years before becoming unsafe. Thanks to a $180,000 dollar restoration, the building is again used for town meetings. The...More

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Reviewed October 6, 2016

A fantastic piece of architecture a 'Must See' if you are visiting Stowe. The internal architecture is as stunning as the exterior, you also don't have to be religious tomappreciate the splendour of this building.

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Reviewed September 12, 2016 via mobile

We were fortunate to find this building open and staffed with a very knowledgable tour guide. So interesting and our 6 year old granddaughter enjoyed playing pretend in the pews and pulpit.

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Reviewed September 12, 2016

This 16-sided sided church was finished in 1813 and served as a community center for worship and civic activities. Over 250 years later ORC still serves as center of activity for Richmond. From Christmas carols, to concerts, markets, and lots of weddings, there is always...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2016

Just happened by on the way to Birds of Vermont. Stopped and was surprised that a guide was there to explain the history of this church. It is on the National Registry too.

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Reviewed July 12, 2016

This is a historical landmark in the Richmond area dating back to 1812!. It is a 16 sided polygon. The church is very quaint and it is a fun stopping point when traveling thru the area during the summer months.. Inside, there are doors on...More

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