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Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA)

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Address: 80 Trinity Park, Oak Bluffs, Martha's Vineyard, MA 02557
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The Gingerbread Houses

I live in Martha's Vineyard, year round. I love to bring my guests to see the ginger bread houses. They are so unique and are surpassed only by the illumination night... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Priscilla F
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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I live in Martha's Vineyard, year round. I love to bring my guests to see the ginger bread houses. They are so unique and are surpassed only by the illumination night celebration on the 3rd Wed night in Aug, Colorful lanterns are set aglow at precisely 9:00 pm. And all the tiny cottages come to life. Don't miss this Oak... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This neighbor hood is something from a ferry tale. Really quaint and beautiful cottages and good for a lovely afternoon stroll whilst on vacation here, touring and enjoying the views. A gentle stroll through here takes any stress levels to zero! Loved it! Plenty history here.

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Murrysville, Pennsylvania, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

This is a must see when visiting Martha's Vineyard! An amazing large number (over 300) of wooden cottages making a village circling the iron Methodist church "tabernacle". These gingerbread style cottages are found in every amazing color and color combinations. Check this out and don't miss!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

On Martha's Vineyard I was expecting what I found in Edgartown - beautiful and elegant Greek Revival/Federal houses built by well-to-do whaling captains. What was entirely unexpected - and made me very happy we'd decided to stay in Oak Bluffs (at Isabelle's Beach House - yes, go) - was the remarkable and absolutely unique set of 300+ gingerbread cottages built... More 

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Croydon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

Definitely worth a visit small museum, lovely fun gingernread houses. huge tabernacle and Trinity Methodist chapel

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

This is worth a quick visit. We did not linger as there was a funeral at the church. Very pretty houses and some amazing color combinations. Interesting history.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

One of my favorite stops on our bus tour. The colorful gingerbread cottages were lovely and the outdoor tabernacle with its stained glass windows was beautiful Loved walking around here and hearing the history from our guide.

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Punta Gorda, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

Camp grew from tents in 1840s to Posen shacks, to beautiful but rustic wooden masterpieces. Beautiful central tabernacle for weekly sing alongs surrounded by 350 colorful camp Victorian cabins.

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

A beautiful collection of quaint and quirky little cottages, each different from the rest. Truly enjoyed our walk through this colorful group of homes. A must see when you visit this island.

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Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The "Campground" as we locals call it, is a trip back to an earlier time in Vineyard history. Go on a sunny day and be sure to stop in at the museum next to the Tabernacle.

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