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Old South Presybterian Church

29 Federal St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2816
+1 978-465-9666
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We visited the church for a Sunday service. The congregation was warm and welcoming. We stayed for... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
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This was an absolute gem. The history that goes back to this church from Benedict Arnold to George... read more

Reviewed 25 July 2017
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29 Federal St, Newburyport, MA 01950-2816
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Reviewed 1 December 2017 via mobile

We visited the church for a Sunday service. The congregation was warm and welcoming. We stayed for the tour afterward. It was amazing! Special thanks to Jerry for taking the time to share the rich history of this church and the story of its connection...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

This was an absolute gem. The history that goes back to this church from Benedict Arnold to George Whitefield. Whitfield is actually buried under the pulpit of this church! Jerry Mullins was our guide and he was wonderful! He took us a few houses down...More

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Reviewed 16 March 2017

The church has gone thru a change and it has brought some people back. If you are going for the tour it is worth it. They will tell and teach you something historically that you did not know

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

We stopped in to attend the church service while we were on a road trip through New England - it just seemed like a cool church from the history of it that I read online, and we usually go to church when we're home, and...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

George Whitfield, one of the most influential preachers of the Great Awakening, is buried here. There are many historical nuances, such as the holes under the deacon's pew made to hold tall hats. It is both a beautiful and rich historical place to visit. Plus,...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2016

I went to this Church on a field trip with my class. I absolutely loved it, since George Whitfield is buried right beneath the church.

Thank Jackson H
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Reviewed 9 February 2016

This church is "home", we were baptized in and part of the community until adulthood. The First Presbyterian Church, also known as Old South, is a Presbyterian congregation in the south end of Newburyport, Massachusetts. Erected in 1756,the church building is located along Federal Street...More

Thank Kenny C
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

In the interest of transparency, i admit up front that I have attended this church since my childhood with my mother. as I now live in France, there are not so many opportunities to see it, ut I was there again on Sunday with all...More

Thank Marion T
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Reviewed 6 April 2015

This historic gem is an amazing find. Built in 1756 this church houses the remains of George Whitefield- famous inspirational evangelical preacher of the mid 1750s. The bell was cast by Paul Revere and sons. The history of Newburyport is written in the marble slabs...More

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