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Emmanuel Episcopal Church

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Interesting history tour: From Tiffany to Tunnels

We saw this tour on a flyer in the visitors' center and are glad we went. The Tiffany windows are... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
bonnieb90
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Olney, Maryland
A true Gem of history

Beautiful old church with amazing Tiffany windows. Truly a place of Christian worship, you can feel... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
LarryD833
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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16 Washington St, Cumberland, MD 21502-2924
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

We saw this tour on a flyer in the visitors' center and are glad we went. The Tiffany windows are stunning, and two church members explained the history of the church. Built on the ruins of Fort Cumberland (used by Colonel G. Washington), the tunnels...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018

Beautiful old church with amazing Tiffany windows. Truly a place of Christian worship, you can feel " God is in this place". This structure and the tunnels underneath are history gems. A must for a history buff.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Very nice to visit. Great for taking interior and exterior pictures. Good access from Washington Street on the side of church. Great view of downtown Cumberland. Decorated beautiful at Christmas time.

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

A beautiful place of worship. Lots of history and sits at the foot of historic Washington Street. Built on the site of Fort Cumberland and the tunnels below the church remain. Tours are available. Call the church for details. Amazing stained glass windows!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This is a hidden gem. Definitely take the tour. This church on the hill stands on the site of a pre-Revolutionary War fort and was a safe stop on the underground railroad. It also boast three Tiffany windows. The tour includes the church and windows,...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 31 October 2016

We were in town the weekend before Halloween and the church had a big event going on. They were offering tours of the tunnels. I love history and my ten year old was excited about seeing a place that served as a stop on the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

Lovely church, warm and welcoming. Old and historic with tunnels from the underground railroad underneath. Great hall for family functions and parties.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Two Sunday services . A beautiful place of worship. Friendly people. Surroundings are serene and peaceful. Wonderful pipe organ. Beautiful Tiffany Windows, Cross and more designed by Tiffany. Sunday School Classes, Adult Forum and more. Plenty of opportunities to be welcomed on committees and working...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We had been wandering around town and happened across this lovely Church. They were plaques all over describing the property that this church sits on. We decided to get a closer look and happened upon someone painting the outside lanterns. He let us in the...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Sandra C
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

One of the most gorgeous churches I have ever been to! The windows and the architecture are beautiful, and the tunnels are really special. Unfortunately there are no regular tour guides, so it's best to call ahead to the church secretary so she can be...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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