Friday, December 30, 2016

New London CT Historic Church Tour

It's a Holiday Church Tour in New London, CT 

with New London Landmarks!

Visit three historic churches in New London for a holiday tour with live music at each location on Saturday, January 7th 2017 starting at 1:00pm!  New London Landmarks hosts this family-friendly walking tour that will be held rain or shine!

  • First Stop and Check In: St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church, 200 Hempstead Street. The Sistine Chapel of New London will include St. Sophia's Choir singing Christmas hymns in Orthodox faith tradition.
  • Second Stop:  St. James Episcopal Church, 76 Federal Street. See several original Tiffany windows in this 1850 Richard Upjohn masterpiece with performance by Kia A. Baird, Soprano accompanied by Sue Caplet, piano.
  • Third Stop: St. Mary's Star of the Sea, 10 Huntington Street. Decorated for Christmas, enjoy sounds of magnificent organ in this 1876 Gothic Revival Church.
  • Final Stop and Refreshments:   Reception at New London Landmarks, 49 Washington Street. Enjoy coffee and treats at the historic David Bishop House.

(approximately 1 mile walk round trip)

The walking tour starts at Sophia’s Church at 200 Hempstead Street in New London on Saturday, January 7th at 1:00p.m.  
See magnificent architecture, learn history of building and listen to live music.  $15 admission / $10 members.  
Tickets can be purchased by credit card up to one day before event online or by cash or check at the door.  For more information call 860-442-0003 or visit
Meet at St. Sophia's Greek Orthodox Church at 12:45 p.m. on Saturday, January 7, 2017.
200 Hempstead Street, New London. Parking available on street and in lot behind church.
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New London Landmarks is a non-profit corporation to promote the preservation and development of the urban environment of New London, Connecticut, including significant individual structures, streetscapes, neighborhoods, and open spaces. They are actively working to preserve New London’s historic resources through educational programs, house tours, and collaborations with other historic organizations in the city.

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