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Georgian Sites

Below is an illustrated index of the 4 Georgian sites profiled on Sacred Destinations so far. For photo credits, please see corresponding articles.

  • Wesley's New Room
    Bristol, England
    The first Methodist chapel in the country, the New Room was built by John Wesley in 1739. The design is attractive in its simplicity and features the double pulpit from which Wesley preached.
  • Trinity College
    Dublin, Ireland
    Founded just after the Reformation to "civilize Dublin," this historic college is especially famed for its library full of treasures, including the splendid 9th-century Book of Kells.
  • Wesley's Chapel
    London, England
    This historical site includes John Wesley's 18th-century chapel, house and tomb, plus the interesting Museum of Methodism. The chapel is still a thriving place of worship.
  • Touro Synagogue
    Newport, USA
    Founded in 1763, this is the oldest synagogue in America. Its history represents the religious tolerance that has always characterized Rhode Island.