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Historic Church

Lincoln worshiped here and I had a lovely tour one Sunday. I'm not sure if they have tours every week but after the service. I attended the service as well which was a good... read more

Reviewed 25 October 2016
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Brooklyn, New York
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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 25 October 2016

Lincoln worshiped here and I had a lovely tour one Sunday. I'm not sure if they have tours every week but after the service. I attended the service as well which was a good thing because the tour was not well attended and I think if I had been late there might not have been anyone for the tour.

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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 November 2015

If you are visiting Brooklyn Heights you should not miss Plymouth Church, where Henry Ward Beecher preached and fought against slavery, and well-heeled locals go to church. The church has a real sense of history. Abraham Lincoln once worshipped here! A not-to-be-missed Brooklyn site.

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 16 September 2015

I'm a member of Plymouth for a number of years now. It has an interesting history and a church historian that gives very interesting information about it. I'm not certain exactly when the tours are given other than Sunday, but with advance notice I think one could be arranged to meet your schedule. It's historically outstanding minister was Henry Ward... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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Reviewed 5 August 2015

This is one of the oldest churches in the city. Lincoln Was said to have worshipped here as did the pilgrims. Located in Brooklyn Heights on a beautiful plot of land. So quiet and serene!

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 14 October 2014 via mobile

Part of our particular big apple tour, and learned so much by visiting this church. Martin Luther King, Abraham Lincoln, Branch Rickey, abolitionist movement all have a part of the history.

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Concord, New Hampshire
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Reviewed 25 September 2013

Wonderful information about the role of this church and her famous minister, Henry Ward Beecher, in the abolition movement. Sit in the pew that Lincoln used on one of his two visits to the church and learn about Brooklyn before the Civil War.

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simpsonville,sc
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Reviewed 6 March 2010

Had lovely visit here . If you call ahead the church historian will guide around the church and tell its place in the history of abolition and community service. There is no charge but donations to restoration of art work accepted. Henry Ward Beechers sermons,Lincoln's pew,Tiffany windows-really a remarkable place

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