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Emmanuel Episcopal Church

16 Washington St, Cumberland, MD 21502-2924
+1 301-777-3364
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Take to tour

This is a hidden gem. Definitely take the tour. This church on the hill stands on the site of a... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Burt H
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Just visiting the tunnels

We were in town the weekend before Halloween and the church had a big event going on. They were... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2016
Elizabeth D
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  • Very good4%
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16 Washington St, Cumberland, MD 21502-2924
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Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is a hidden gem. Definitely take the tour. This church on the hill stands on the site of a pre-Revolutionary War fort and was a safe stop on the underground railroad. It also boast three Tiffany windows. The tour includes the church and windows,...More

Thank Burt H
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were in town the weekend before Halloween and the church had a big event going on. They were offering tours of the tunnels. I love history and my ten year old was excited about seeing a place that served as a stop on the...More

Thank Elizabeth D
Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lovely church, warm and welcoming. Old and historic with tunnels from the underground railroad underneath. Great hall for family functions and parties.

Thank mdcaterer15
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Two Sunday services . A beautiful place of worship. Friendly people. Surroundings are serene and peaceful. Wonderful pipe organ. Beautiful Tiffany Windows, Cross and more designed by Tiffany. Sunday School Classes, Adult Forum and more. Plenty of opportunities to be welcomed on committees and working...More

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had been wandering around town and happened across this lovely Church. They were plaques all over describing the property that this church sits on. We decided to get a closer look and happened upon someone painting the outside lanterns. He let us in the...More

1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

One of the most gorgeous churches I have ever been to! The windows and the architecture are beautiful, and the tunnels are really special. Unfortunately there are no regular tour guides, so it's best to call ahead to the church secretary so she can be...More

Thank gannent
Reviewed 21 July 2016

Beautiful church with gorgeous Tiffany Stained Glass windows. There are tunnels underneath the church that were used as part of the Underground Railway system for slaves seeking their freedom.

Thank mrskemosabe
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Was given a tour of the chapel and tunnels. Beautiful Tiffany windows. The information about the fort and underground railroad were interesting but a lot of information to remember it all.

Thank Carla L
Reviewed 22 February 2016

Ron gave a witty, informative tour. Nice background on the fort and the church. Fantastic Tiffany windows, which were a treat. Interesting tour about the underground railroad.

Thank Lititztravelers
Reviewed 24 October 2015

the narrator was very good, but more information than i could ever remember. the church was built on the site of Fort Cumberland and we got to tour the basement that was also used for the underground railroad.

1  Thank souperbev
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