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“Out of the way but worth the trip.”

Historic Christ Church
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Irvington
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Dating from 1735, Christ Church is among America's most important examples of Georgian architecture.
Reviewed December 22, 2012

Almost 300 years old, the church is an architectural and historical gem. Also located on Virginia's Northern Neck are Washington's Birthplace, Stratford Hall which was the home of the Lee family and other historical sites. I actually intended to give the church an "excellent" rating.

Thank Kathy D
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Reviewed September 4, 2012

Small, really old church (early 1600's) - and nice small museum. Great acoustics. Try to catch the Kirkin 'o the Tartan - in April I think. When the drum and bagpipe corps marches in, the sound is incredible. Church services are held here in summer. And a Chrismas presentation about the 2nd week in December.

Thank LuvNorNeck
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Reviewed September 2, 2012

This is a restored church built in the early 1700's. It has been beautifully restored and some of the early founding families still live in the area. There is a self-guided tour in the entrance with a good deal of history and a large collection of artifacts. There is a timeline displaying the restoration history, Then a docent leads you through the church tour. Amazing brickwork, still has the high backed pews! Hard to believe people back in the 1700;s carved bricks into different shapes. Very well worth the $5.00 donation!

Thank nova654
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Reviewed August 23, 2012

Fascinating guided tour. A lot of information about the area and the Northern Neck. One of only two historic churches that still has the high backed pews. Beautifully maintained.

Thank 500Bill
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Reviewed August 2, 2012

This is very worth a stop, and the short tour. A don'tmiss and don't forget the camera. It's essentially untouched.

Thank Midlo2
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