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Historic Christ Church

Route 646, Irvington, VA 22480
+1 804-438-6855
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So beautiful

This was a special trip. The tour guide was wonderful. The architecture was phenomenal to survive... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cheri M
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Staunton, Virginia
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A little treasure

Tucked away in rural Virginia and in the middle of oyster country and wonderful golf courses lies... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Ed R
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Dating from 1735, Christ Church is among America's most important examples of Georgian architecture.
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“carter family” (6 reviews)
“guided tour” (5 reviews)
“northern neck” (7 reviews)
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Route 646, Irvington, VA 22480
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was a special trip. The tour guide was wonderful. The architecture was phenomenal to survive since 1735. I never knew that the pews were in boxed areas with a door. A must if you are in the area. The exhibit in the welcome center...More

Thank Cheri M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Tucked away in rural Virginia and in the middle of oyster country and wonderful golf courses lies this treasure. Built with the help of the King Carter family in the 1600s this old,church describes life in the colonial period. It’s architecture is remarkable with two...More

Thank Ed R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Historic Christ Church is a must see and experience. It is so much a part of the history of Virginia and King Carter on the Corrotoman River. The church has no electricity accept for the organ...no heat or AC. One can truly feel what parishioners...More

Thank 834annk
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Interesting historical site with original seating and well maintained site. The graveyard is also interesting. Worth a stop-by.

Thank KP1966
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
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
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...More

1  Thank brian f
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
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
Reviewed 9 July 2017

I think this is the most interesting historic church I've seen in VA due to the tour and museum exhibits here. The museum is surprisingly well done and modern for a small site like this and does a good job explaining the significance of Christ...More

Thank Zach F
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