First Congregational Church, Nantucket

#4 of 16 in Historic Sites in Nantucket
Lookout · Hidden Gem · Religious Site
One of the state's most photographed landmarks, First Congregational Church traces its origin to the early 18th century. Most people come for the bird's-eye views from the steeple--you'll have to climb 94 steps to get there, so wear a comfy pair of shoes. Plan to visit First Congregational Church during your Nantucket vacation using our convenient Nantucket tour website.
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  • The climb up the bell tower is $5 but absolutely well worth it. There are multiple landings to stop along the way, and the person from the church was very informative. The stairs are steep so you...  more »
  • Like many New England Congregational churches, this church has an austere beauty that will surprise you with its trompe l'oeil mural of columns behind the alter. The pews all have little doors on...  more »
  • This church is beautiful, and I really enjoyed listening to the very accomplished Organist.
  • We were married in this church 30 years ago and visit every time we are on island.

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