Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, Williamsburg

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#5 of 11 in Historic Sites in Williamsburg
Originally constructed in 1677, Bruton Parish Episcopal Church still functions today and represents the oldest continuously operating church in America. The church, originally the result of a conglomeration of parishes, served as one of the epicenters of life in colonial Virginia; today it sits in the living history town of Colonial Williamsburg. Learn more about the church's history, societal importance, and 20th century restoration by paying a visit and following the recommended self-guided tour through the grounds. Throughout the yard you'll find the graves of prominent individuals and families since the colonial era, many of which rest in rare and well-preserved table tombs. As an active institution, the church is open for worship and services, so be sure to check the schedule for information on these and other events, such as concerts. Use our Williamsburg trip maker to add Bruton Parish Episcopal Church and other attractions to your Williamsburg vacation plans.
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  • The Bruton Parish Episcopal Church is open for various viewing hours. The suggested donation is $1 per person. There isn’t a dress code but respectful attire is appreciated, so is removing any headwea...  more »
  • We attended the Saturday evening concert of the City Singers from Richmond. These students are very talented and versatile in their repertoire.  more »
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  • Heard an excellent vocal/piano recital here recently. Everyone welcomed us! We felt at home there! Thank you for all your hospitality.
  • Great visit. People friendly. Makes you feel like your back in 1700s in worship

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