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Blandford Church and Cemetery

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Beautiful Even at Night

We were fortunate enough to do a Halloween Tour at this beautiful property. It was pleasant enough... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ray D
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Midlothian, Virginia
Beautiful church, great tour

You cannot see the beauty of the windows without a tour. They do a fantastic job with the tour... read more

Reviewed 6 October 2018
Pat L
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Boston, Massachusetts
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111 Rochelle Lane, off Crater Road, Petersburg, VA 23803
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Everyone has commended the beauty of the windows and they are breathtaking but there's more here than that. Most interesting to me was that this was where our Memorial Day tradition began and it was first organized by the Women's Memorial Association at a time...More

5  Thank Malcolmsmom
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Reviewed 6 August 2006

One of the few buildings in existence where every window is designed and made by Tiffany. The majority of the windows represent various saints. The windows were beautiful. You must take the 45 minute tour in order to get into the church to view the...More

4  Thank spontaneoustrip
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were fortunate enough to do a Halloween Tour at this beautiful property. It was pleasant enough for both my wife and I with our thirteen year old daughter. The tour guide was quite entertaining named Ernie. This man did his first tour twenty five...More

Thank Ray D
Reviewed 6 October 2018

You cannot see the beauty of the windows without a tour. They do a fantastic job with the tour, even though, apparently, tour guides are not paid because Petersburg is almost bankrupt. They do a great jog on the tours.

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Reviewed 3 October 2018

The stained glass windows--wow! Absolutely beautiful. Definately worth a detour to see the glass and hear the story of the church. The cemetery is pretty cool as well.

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

Walked through with family that lives in the area. The church was closed, so a little sad we couldn't take a tour. This place is huge. Super interesting just to stroll and read head stones. If you decide to walk through, I suggest good shoes...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

They are now open on Sundays and Thursdays. Tickets are $6 each and yes, they take credit cards. We walked around the perimeter of the church with our tour guide pointing out notable graves and sharing local history. Then we went in the church and...More

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clayhamner, Public Relations Manager at Blandford Church and Cemetery, responded to this reviewResponded 11 August 2018

Glad you enjoyed your visit. The museum is open Thursday through Saturday from 10a to 5p and Sunday from 1-5p. The new visitors center at 15 West Bank Street is open the same hours as Blandford. Thank you again for taking the tour and reporting...More

Reviewed 1 August 2018

The Blandford Church and Cemetery date back to Colonial Times, with the original construction of the Church being completed in 1737. The area is saturated in history with casualties from several wars. The Church was practically destroyed during the Civil War. After the War, the...More

Thank Marykay K
Reviewed 31 July 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour of this historic, fascinating church and its surrounding cemetery. The highlight, however, is the unparalleled set of Tiffany windows. One visit to this church and you'll really understand Tiffany's artistry and the beauty of his work. The staff of friendly...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

We are history buffs so finding a building with all Tiffany glass windows on one of The countries oldest cemetery is cool for us. Tour is about hour long and very well informed guide. After that we wondered through the cemetery seeing head stones form...More

Thank JEHAKL
Reviewed 17 June 2018 via mobile

Fifteen Tiffany windows with a poignant purpose, to honor the Confederate States war dead. In this day, it is a hard thing to understand, but the women who made this monument in an abandoned church were wives, daughters, mothers and sweethearts of Confederate soldiers. Thirty...More

Thank Leif Erik K
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

What an informative tour! The local history combined with the exquisite Tiffany windows made for an interesting afternoon.

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11 May 2018|
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Response from Cathy H | Reviewed this property |
There is visitor center walking distance from the church and cemetery. The church is accessible for your mom and there are pews inside if she needs to sit down. I am not sure of the schedule of tours though. Church tour... More
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