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First Congregational Church, Nantucket

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One of the state's most photographed landmarks, First Congregational Church traces its origin to the early 18th century. Most people come for the bird's-eye views from the steeple--you'll have to climb 94 steps to get there, so wear a comfy pair of shoes. With our online itinerary creator, Nantucket attractions like First Congregational 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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  • It seems a bit odd to be reviewing a church. The view from the tower is amazing and well worth the donation fee. It is also interesting to see parts of the renovations that have taken place over the y...  more »
  • This is an beautiful and iconic church just off of downtown Nantucket. It's large and visible from just about anywhere, so it's easy to find! Also a great photo op.  more »
  • The view from the tower is spectacular. They provide binoculars, maps, and a docent at the top of the tower. There is also a history display part way up.  more »
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  • The congregational church is just outside the center of town. The tower is open during the summer and early fall. The walk to the top is worth the effort, from the steeple you have unblocked views in all four directions.

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