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St. John's Anglican Church, Lunenburg
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Visit St. John's Anglican Church, Canada’s second oldest church of English origin. Constructed in 1753 in the carpenter gothic architectural style, the church's exterior consists of almost all white brick walls, with black accents outlining the doors, windows, central bell tower, and spires. During 2001 the church suffered from a blaze, but thankfully it has since been fully restored. Inside, find a wooden, pyramid-shaped roof sheltering wooden pews, which survived the fire. Stained glass windows, which allow natural light to fill the interior, also survived the 2001 inferno. With our international travel planner, Lunenburg attractions like St. John's Anglican Church can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • This was the highlight of the Lunenburg historic walking tour. The church is beautiful and the history is a most amazing story.thats hard to believe. The wlking tour is all down hill, but at the end t...  more »
  • Interesting history and architecture. very eager and helpful volunteer staff. Good photos displays of before and after the fire. 
  • Such a beautiful Church. I don't know if words can describe the beauty of this Church. While visiting Lunenburg, you have to visit the St. John's Anglican Church. 
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  • Gorgeous church inside and out. Unique exterior, with a gothic style tower, a little green space outside with a monument and historic Jessen Bell, and a nearby geocache! Beautiful rich interior. Rebuilt after a fire in 2001
  • Those volunteers(?) are very helpful to provide information. The church was rebuilt after a recent fire, not authentic. However , a good drop by in the south part of Nova Scotia crazy car trip.
  • Beautiful and historic. One of the oldest Anglican churches in the new world.
  • Beautiful church that features 2 Sunday services and a very friendly lady who told us all about the church's history and it's rebuilding.