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Lincoln worshiped here and I had a lovely tour one Sunday. I'm not sure if they have tours every week but after the service. I attended the service as well which was a good thing because the tour was not well attended and I think...More
If you are visiting Brooklyn Heights you should not miss Plymouth Church, where Henry Ward Beecher preached and fought against slavery, and well-heeled locals go to church. The church has a real sense of history. Abraham Lincoln once worshipped here! A not-to-be-missed Brooklyn site.
I'm a member of Plymouth for a number of years now. It has an interesting history and a church historian that gives very interesting information about it. I'm not certain exactly when the tours are given other than Sunday, but with advance notice I think...More
Wonderful information about the role of this church and her famous minister, Henry Ward Beecher, in the abolition movement. Sit in the pew that Lincoln used on one of his two visits to the church and learn about Brooklyn before the Civil War.
Had lovely visit here . If you call ahead the church historian will guide around the church and tell its place in the history of abolition and community service. There is no charge but donations to restoration of art work accepted. Henry Ward Beechers sermons,Lincoln's...More