Frederick Lutheran Church, Charlotte Amalie

Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Historic Site
Among the first religious structures erected on St. Thomas, Frederick Lutheran Church is also one of the oldest Lutheran churches in the Western Hemisphere. Constructed in the 18th century and once considered the epicenter of cultural and religious life for people of St. Thomas, the church remains a relevant shrine today. From the outside you can admire the Neoclassical and Gothic architecture, and from within, the stained glass windows and mahogany altar. If you want to have the full cultural experience, stop by for Sunday service. Put Frederick Lutheran Church into our Charlotte Amalie trip planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Charlotte Amalie.
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  • This building is worth a visit when in St. Thomas. The pulpit is very unusual. The church welcomes tourists and the architecture is interesting.  more »
  • As a Lutheran, I was elated to see the oldest Lutheran church in the Americas. It's not often we Lutherans get to bask in historical glory! The structure is still being renovated following last...  more »
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