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“A hidden gem - really”

Historic Christ Church
Ranked #1 of 9 things to do in Irvington
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Owner description: Dating from 1735, Christ Church is among America's most important examples of Georgian architecture.
Reviewed 19 September 2017

The history is interesting. The museum and church are excellent. Staff is helpful and informed. An important part of history lovingly presented. Good for a visit for sure.

Thank Sharon C
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"carter family"
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"beautiful architecture"
in 3 reviews
"lots of history"
in 2 reviews
"hidden gem"
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"colonial era"
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"a special trip"
in 2 reviews
"architecture buffs"
in 2 reviews
"worth a stop"
in 2 reviews
"wonderful tour"
in 2 reviews
"no electricity"
in 2 reviews
"small museum"
in 4 reviews
"after hours"
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"tour guide"
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"tides inn"
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"king"
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"brick"
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"grounds"
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Simply looking at the exterior of this beautiful little church is inspiring. It must be by the famous architect Wren.

Thank Chairman10-11
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

we were told by the Tides Inn staff that this was a free site that you could explore on our own. but when we got there and walked to the Church, we were chased down by staff who demanded that we view the information center and then insisted that we pay a $10 "donation." The church was an interesting historical site, one which you could easily view on your own, but the info center set up could be more user friendly and more accomodating

1  Thank brian f
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Wonderful history. Although we arrived shortly after hours, we were greeted by a kind gentleman who encouraged us to enjoy walking around the grounds and to come back during operating hours for a full tour.

Thank em k
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

Restored church with guided tours and a small interactive museum. Presents a view of early colonial life and times on the great neck of Virginia and information on the Carter Family and their extensive holdings. Must see if you are into architecture or history

Thank Ed C
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