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Grace Episcopal Church

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Historical church ...

The Grace Episcopal Church was built in 1697, and survived fire and two wars. It continues to serve... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
Tampa, Florida
Historic church

The historic Grace Episcopal Church was a focal point in colonial Yorktown. Its cemetery is the... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Alan S
Raleigh, United States
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Jan 21, 2019
“Historic cemetery surrounds the church”
May 9, 2018
“Historical church ...”
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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Reviewed January 21, 2019

A quick visit to the church yard is a nice way to appreciate the history of Yorktown. Lovely views of the York River.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed May 9, 2018

The Grace Episcopal Church was built in 1697, and survived fire and two wars. It continues to serve an active Episcopal congregation. There is a cemetery on the church grounds. We were fortunate to find it open, and view the beauty and simplicity, as we...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 5, 2018

The historic Grace Episcopal Church was a focal point in colonial Yorktown. Its cemetery is the final resting place for many important historic figures.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Alan S
Reviewed November 5, 2017

very friendly place with a lovely view from their parking lot. A peaceful setting with history all around.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Jaren M
Reviewed August 14, 2017

We found this delightful church sanctuary open after service times on Sunday. Interior is a unique blend of "high church" fancy with colonial austerity--much simpler overall than, say, nearby Bruton Parish Church. Church cemetery is worth exploring and features graves of prominent Yorktown citizens throughout...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Kim H
Reviewed May 22, 2017

My visits were in connection with volunteer service for military families. The inside of the building reminds of a time when American craftsmen took pride in their craft. The staff was amazingly welcoming.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank donpipes
Reviewed February 14, 2017

Ad soon as you see the church and it's surrounding church yard you will want to walk thru and visit both. The Church is one the buildings that existed during the battle of Yorktown. I have also, attended a service held at the church and...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Reviewed October 24, 2016

It was within walking distance from the waterfront just off the Main Street. Nice little church, small but fancy organ.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank SusanRVer
Reviewed October 22, 2016

Grace Episcopal church is a n old church dating back to late 1600's. The history is astounding. well worth the visit. Cermetary has many prominent persons interred there.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank carolef228
Reviewed October 2, 2016

Attended a function at this church with about 65-70 people, and we filled it about 3/4 full. The building is a rebuild on the footprint of an earlier church. Very Anglican (I.e., Church of England) in feel and adornment. Pews were obviously designed for much...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Catherine P
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Response from Jaren M | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I am not sure as I did not ask to take any. As long as there is no service I would guess it would be alright.