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Address: Highway 2 and County Road 31, Prescott, Ontario, Canada
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History laden small Country Church and Cemetery

Should you have an interest in small rural churches and cemeteries from our beginnings this is wonderful. The Church is very simple,but not uninteresting the stained glass window... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Brattleboro, Vermont
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Did not go into or near the actual church so don't know much about it or it's history, but did walk around the graveyard which has some very old stones as well as very recent ones.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Should you have an interest in small rural churches and cemeteries from our beginnings this is wonderful. The Church is very simple,but not uninteresting the stained glass window on the west side is important and if you have the time .Look through th guest books on top of the old organ. MAny families from the area are represented here and... More 

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Kanata, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2016

Would certainly recommend a visit to this historic site located along the St. Lawrence River west of Prescott, Ontario. As well as visiting the church you can also wander throughout the cemetery and read the many old gravestones. It is no longer an active church but can be reserved for weddings.

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Johnstown, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Nestled alongside the beautiful St.Lawrence River, the historic Blue Church is a glimpse into the past of local culture. Robin's egg blue, the Blue Church is a quaint little historic place where you can wander through the cemetery nd read old gravestones and search out your family geneology. Weddings can still be held here by reservation. Sparse in interior decorations,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

Made a point of seeing the one stained glass window made by one of the earliest Canadian artisans who is buried nearby in the family plot. Harry Horwood opened a stained glass studio in Prescott, and one of his claims to fame are the stained glass panels now in Upper Canada Village, which were originally in the Wiser residence. Unfortunately,... More 

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Thank Billitchyfeet
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

This was one of the oldest places we visited in Canada, think it was 1790. Its exactly as the pictures indicate, small and cute! Worth a stop if you are driving by, it will only take you ten minutes to look round, an interesting view of history in the area.

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Thank George O
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 May 2016

We had an amazing time see part of our history in Ontario. It was picturesque to see the church at by the St Lawence River The address is 1512 Blue Church Road, Prescott K0E 1T0.Directions:To find the Blue Church, exit Highway 401 at the Prescott Domville exit, #716, and travel South towards the St. Lawrence river. Turn right on King... More 

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Verona, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

While out driving with my sisters today we toured down memory lane on Highway # 2 from Kingston to Cardinal. We stopped at the Blue Church and walked through the cemetery.

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Cardinal, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a very old church, and a landmark on the St.Lawrence River between Brockville and Prescott. It is surrounded by a large cemetery with many ancient stones. Barbara Heck, known as the Mother of the Methodist Church in Canada is interred here.

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Oklahoma City, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 July 2015

WE stopped by the Blue Church after visiting the Fort Wellington museum, because they said a veteran of the 1812 war was buried there. we did find some interesting tombstones around the church, but not the one we were looking for.

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