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Historic Ancestors Walk- A Guided Walking Tour of the Cold Spring Church and Cemetery

June 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Every Spring and Fall, Cold Spring Presbyterian Church invites the community to step into history by experiencing one of our informative and engaging walking tours of the historic church and surrounding cemetery. Like all our events, this is a “Come as you are” activity for the entire family. No reservations are required. However, if you’re vacationing and would like to plan ahead, reserve your place on the tour by selecting a FREE RSVP ticket for your preferred date, below.

Our volunteer docents and guides, often dressing in period costumes, will share inspiring stories of interesting individuals whose remains are contained in our sacred space. Our oldest gravestone is dated 1742. Our Red Brick Church is a national historic landmark with a compelling story of its own to enjoy!

2019 Dates


  • June 8, June 22
  • July 6, July 20
  • August 3, August 17, August 31
  • September 7, September 21, September 28

Our Saturday Historic Walking Tours begin at 10 AM. The approximately 60-minute tour starts in front of our red brick church and concludes in the air conditioned red brick church building. There is no fee for the tour. For those who wish to support the community mission of Cold Spring Presbyterian Church, a basket is located in the church Narthex.

Sundays (To Be Announced)

Our Sunday Historic Walking Tours begin about 12 PM, following the 10:30 AM “Come as you are” community family worship service.

Where to Meet the Tour?

Tours will begin in front of the red brick church building located at 780 Seashore Road in Cold Spring, Lower Township, New Jersey (3 miles north of Cape May center). 
Ample complimentary off-street parking is available. We are conveniently located adjacent and across from the Historic Cold Spring Village. Please allow about an hour for the comfortably paced tour experience.

For More Information

For information call the church office 609-884-4065, or email

Our thriving worshipping community of faith is privileged to share our 200-acre campus with you. Thousands of stories are represented by those whose remains are entrusted to our care, and neighbors who started the church in 1714. We are delighted to recount the glory and triumphs, as well as the difficulties and tragedies, experienced by our earliest citizens. Cold Spring Presbyterian Church is a congregation of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and has been continually serving the community for 305 years, and we’re just getting started!

Experience our Historic Ancestors Walk and discover for yourself why stories from the past can create a new future of possibilities for you and your family!


Historic Red Brick Church
780 Seashore Road
Cold Spring, NJ 08204
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