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Historic St. Luke's Church

14477 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430-6155
+1 757-357-3367
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A Historic Place.

I was expecting an average tour, but I did not get that. I got an exceptional tour... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JohnBCowgill
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Fantastic

Definitely worth your time and the small admission fee Learn some wonderful history and see a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Stayorgo7
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Visit Virginia's Oldest Church in Smithfield, Virginia. Whether your interest is ancient cemeteries, 17th-century Virginian and Early American History, or architectural history, a visit to the Church, gift shop, and grounds is a must while in the Greater Williamsburg and Coastal Virginia regions. Historic St. Luke's Church Museum is operated and owned by Historic St. Luke's Restoration, Inc. And is a fully-tax deductible, 501(c)3 non-profit organization.
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“our tour guide” (48 reviews)
“wonderful tour” (18 reviews)
“gift shop” (30 reviews)
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14477 Benns Church Blvd, Smithfield, VA 23430-6155
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+1 757-357-3367
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was expecting an average tour, but I did not get that. I got an exceptional tour instead. Great place to see. It is unlike any other church you will visit.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely worth your time and the small admission fee Learn some wonderful history and see a beautiful place

Thank Stayorgo7
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

John have one of the best tours I have ever had. We have been in this area many times but this is our first tour here. FASCINATING

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Reviewed 4 March 2018

If you come to Smithfield you must visit this beautiful historic treasure! Knowledgeable staff to answer your questions!

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Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

We so enjoyed our tour of historic St Luke’s Church our tour guide made it especially interesting. John is a well versed historian of Virginia history and he punctuates his tour by asking you questions that make you think. It’s important to keep history alive...More

Thank 106maruth
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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This is a great historic building with an amazing history. All the early settlers, first families, and cavaliers represented in the place. Isle of Wight County has a beautiful history rich with all kinds of tails. The tour here is informative and fun. I recommend...More

Thank Don B
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

History relived here. Docent very knowledgable and enjoyable. This is one of the oldest churches in the USA ... the graveyard also reflects the history of IOW.

Thank frankbrown915
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Reviewed 31 December 2017

Great tour by Leslie of the oldest church in VA. If you are a fan of colonial architecture and history, you will definitely want to tour this interesting survivor. Tour is modestly priced and lasted about an hour. Very personable tour guide who answered any...More

Thank Zach F
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

St. Luke's may have been built as early as 1632 and is a gorgeous example of an English rural church and has both Gothic & Jacobean features. The interior is a must to tour. A majority of funding is through their on site gift store...More

Thank J David H
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

My sister and I visited visited after hearing about it for many years. being the day after Christmas, they were not busy and we were the only people on the tour. John gave us a great tour. I love that we have so many historical...More

Thank Beachgirl23457
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