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Excellent example of early 19th Century meeting house.

One of the earliest church buildings in Nova Scotia. An excellent example of early Presbyterian... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
An absolute gem

There are very few active churches like this any more. Its a unique environment with very... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Wolfville, Canada
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12 Sep 2017
“Excellent example of early 19th Century meeting house.”
8 Sep 2017
“An absolute gem”
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Reviewed 13 September 2017

One of the earliest church buildings in Nova Scotia. An excellent example of early Presbyterian Church architecture, which had been served by Covenanter ministers for most of the 19th Century.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

There are very few active churches like this any more. Its a unique environment with very uncomfortable pews to remind you that this is a Scottish Presbyterian space and therefor not to be overly enjoyed!

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank hbm1210
Reviewed 17 July 2017

We made just a 15 minute stop at this church but enjoyed seeing its interior and also wandering the graveyard a bit. It was built in the New England meetinghouse style.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MartyW60
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This is a beautiful church in a rural setting. It is the oldest Presbyterian Church in Canada. Take time to read the notices posted in various locations in the church and you will realize that this is still an active congregation.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Beautiful historic church close to the Grande Pre Historic Site. Most amazing time to visit is Christmas Eve. They also have special cultural events during the spring, summer and fall seasons.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank rosewood1234
Reviewed 25 August 2016

We came across this church by chance and were so glad we stopped in. The history of the Covenanters is fascinating and there is written history available to take away. The building has been preserved and is in excellent condition. A very peaceful and thoughtful...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Anne G
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The chruch is still in use for Sunday services,in summer and special events and is cared for so well by the people,

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Christine F
Reviewed 13 August 2016

This church is well worth visiting. It is a very serene quiet place of contemplation. The pulpit is very high, so the minister can see both the balcony and below.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank klindascott
Reviewed 29 June 2016

We've spent many a Christmas Eve here at the 'midnight' (starts around 11pm) service. Beautiful church, quiet and peaceful. The highlight of the Christmas Eve service for us was always a solo of O Holy Night, sung by Stephen McClare (Canadian Opera Company). I have...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Jill A
Reviewed 18 January 2016

The drive out to the church is so lovely, and the building has great character. Would be made better by taking in a service at the church, to really get a sense of the place.

Date of experience: July 2015
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