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First Presbyterian/Old Whaler's Church

44 Union St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963-4434
+1 631-725-0894
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Worth a visit to see the charming main room of the church

We went for this churches annual strawberry shortcake event in July in the basement meeting room... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
UpperWestSiderGuy
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New York, NY
Beautiful simplicity

This church is also known as "the whalers church". The original steeple was taller and easier to... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
OpiesMom2
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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“revival style” (3 reviews)
“worth a visit” (2 reviews)
“steeple” (4 reviews)
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44 Union St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963-4434
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for this churches annual strawberry shortcake event in July in the basement meeting room, We toured the main floor church and enjoyed the charming doors at the end of each pew and the beautiful architecture. Apparently the church had a tall steeple which...More

Thank UpperWestSiderGuy
Reviewed 11 July 2017

This church is also known as "the whalers church". The original steeple was taller and easier to see than the Montauk light house, so was a landmark for the whaling vessels coming to Sag Harbor. The steeple was victim of a hurricane in 1938, and...More

Thank OpiesMom2
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

Just got to visit this beautiful church on a trip to the Hamptons and Sag Harbor. It's an Egyptian revival style wooden building built in 1844. Its worth a visit.

1  Thank ClintPage
Reviewed 14 March 2017

The Whaler's Church is a community fixture from the point of view of it's architecture and of the programs it features. It supports local performers and holiday performances as well as a lovely service.

Thank Asmie704
Reviewed 22 April 2015 via mobile

This is a very cool old church that is now shared between a Christian denomination and a Jewish congregation. How cool is that? Everybody saves on the heating bill. It's right in the heart of Sag Harbor. Put it on your walking tour.

Thank hobojungle
Reviewed 22 January 2015

You really get a sense of what it felt like in Whaling days in Sag Harbor when you walk into this church with it's great pipe organ. We took a tour with our book club when reading Moby Dick, it really resonates a 19th c...More

Thank Marlene D
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I arrived at The Old Whalers’ Church around 1:00pm on a Sunday. The doors were locked and I couldn’t go inside. I should have checked the church’s website for opening hours and special events. Disappointed that I didn’t see the interior of this unique Presbyterian...More

1  Thank Fran727
Reviewed 16 December 2012

A great place to visit not only on Sunday!! During the year the church holds different concerts which are not necessarily religious based. As soon as you walk thru the buildings' doors you get a great sense of the history of whaling times.....with photos to...More

2  Thank 38yearresident
Reviewed 27 March 2012

It's not the oldest Presbyterian Church in the US (that's in Southampton), but it has to be "the coolest" and among the most interesting architecturally. Dubbed to have the best Egyptian revival styled facade of any church in the United States, this beautiful 1844 church...More

5  Thank Froggy80
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