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This old church is historic in this city and though small looms large in people's hearts. I think... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2018
Windsor, Canada
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Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

Located just off Hart Plaza and next to the tunnel to Canada, this eye-catching, but small, Church... read more

Reviewed 20 September 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

This old church is historic in this city and though small looms large in people's hearts. I think these old buildings add style to the city and architecture reveals s bit of historic and mystery. You can't miss it if you're crossing the border of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018 via mobile

Located just off Hart Plaza and next to the tunnel to Canada, this eye-catching, but small, Church is impossible to miss. It’s the “cathedral” referenced in the Gordon Lightfoot ballad “Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald”. Sadly I was unable to get access inside but well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

We went to the annual blessing of the fleet 2 last year and enjoyed the church and people so much that we go back every now and then for a service. We are not churchy people at all but this this congregation to be very...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2017 via mobile

This church is right next to the tunnel and the GM building. The outside is nice; but we could not get in early afternoon on a Friday. It is worth a good look outside. Just don't go around the side facing the tunnel as this...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

Located near the RenCen next to the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel entrance. Interesting building and history as per the information board outside the church and other reviews here.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 29 June 2017

This exquisite Anglican Church is the one in Gordon Lightfoot's song "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald." It's right next to the entrance to the tunnel going from Detroit to Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank StuartGustafson
Reviewed 23 May 2017

I have worshipped at Mariner's Church approximately 700 times so far, and every single service has been thrilling. Other reviews have focused on the unique history and mission of Mariners' ... but I hope to focus on the beauty of the classical Anglican worship found...More

Date of experience: May 2017
1  Thank Paul E
Reviewed 19 October 2016

ActiveAnglicanChurch with a direct connection to theEdmund Fitzgerald,museum% photos tell the story.

Date of experience: October 2016
2  Thank Celloista
Reviewed 26 June 2015

I watched Mariners Church move down Jefferson Avenue as a kid from what became Cobo Hall to its present location. I have visited it several times over the years to enjoy its stark beauty and history as well as its continuing missing to serve. Take...More

Date of experience: August 2014
1  Thank Phillip N
Reviewed 4 March 2014

It is a lovely old building. the church was originally founded in 1842 as a wooden structure before the stone edifice was built. It used to be where Hart Plaza is now but was moved in 1955. I have been to several of the Memorials...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Laura T
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