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“Nicely restored church”
Review of Cottle Church

Ranked #6 of 40 things to do in Nevis
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Owner description: See the ruins of this church, otherwise known as St. Mark’s Chapel of Ease. Slaves and free men could once worship here together.
Reviewed 23 September 2013

A lot of work went into restoring this church. There is an area in the back to the left side of the church that described the history of the church, and the political and social background at that time. It was fascinating to read, and was a pleasant addition to our Nevis Island tour.

1  Thank Ellen P
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Reviewed 28 July 2013

This church is a significant piece of history, as the landowner built it for Whites and Blacks to worship together, during an era when this did not generally take place. Time has not been kind to the building, as it has lost its roof and part of the wall. Nevertheless, a local historical group has set up very good signs about its history. The grounds are well-kept, and a pavilion shelters a couple signs. The church is just off the lane leading to the Mt. Nevis Resort, and is a worthwhile stop for anyone wishing to learn a little bit of local history.

1  Thank Walter P
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Reviewed 19 July 2013

Need a car but worth it. The first church where black and white people were encouraged to worship together.

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Reviewed 7 March 2013

A piece of history that should not be missed.The ruins of this old church are quite beautiful. There are plaques with some information, but do wish there was a little more.

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Reviewed 30 January 2013

Well worth stopping by to get a glimpse of the history in Nevis. Former plantation owner built this Church for his everyone on the plantation to attend.

Thank Rick B
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