Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA)

Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA)

Martha's Vineyard Camp meeting Association (MVCMA)
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Jane H
11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
It was a real treat for people who enjoy history to learn about the campground and see all the variety and love the owners have put into their cottages. It was great to stroll around & we recommend the campground association museum where we spoke to some cottage owners and got a sense for what the place was like a century ago.
Written October 2, 2023
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915Tara0707
Augusta, GA38 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2023 • Family
This neighborhood was so disappointing. I love gingerbread houses and Victorian architecture but these are just plain runned down. They really look old and tired, in need of maintenance and refreshing. There were a couple that seemed to be maintained but most had peeling paint, shakes falling off, rotten wood, etc. the whole area really could use some sprucing up. I’m surprised the historical society does not make owners do a better job of keeping them up. I didn’t even waste my time taking any photos. I just said let’s go.
Written September 6, 2023
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Joe D
36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
We came over in July from Northern Ireland and had a great time.
A really beautiful area, looking at such beautiful houses.
We spent about half an hour walking around, would highly recommend.
Written August 13, 2023
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oasisannie
NJ120 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Family
Fantastic little neighborhood of cottages, each one prettier than the next. Quaint little winding streets and walkways. Just lovely!
Written June 28, 2023
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ImmerWandern
Palos Park, IL10,333 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022 • Couples
We had heard about the eye-catching architecture of this neighborhood of Oak Bluff and resolved to visit. We visited on our own, not with an organized tour.

Martha’s Vineyard Camp Meeting association (MVCMA) or “The Campgrounds” did not disappoint. The many compact, brightly-colored gingerbread cottages and their tidy but lush gardens were a feast for the eyes. Even though it was the height or summer we were fortunate in that there were few other visitors looking around and the MVCMA was very peaceful.

The MCVMA began as a annual Methodist prayer camp in 1835 and gradually morphed over the years as temporary nature of the encampment extended from a summer community of family camps turned into permanent structures; there were 570 tents in 1868 and by 1880 these had become 500 cottages. Only 318 cottages remains nowadays. MVCMA was declared a National Historic Landmark in 2005. Likewise the original worship shed built of driftwood around which the tents were originally arrayed in circles became a giant tent to accommodate all their worshipers and this, in turn, was upgraded into a permanent wrought-iron structure known as “The Tabernacle”

It was definitely worth the time spent exploring this unique community.
Written June 18, 2023
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Lou P
Kansas City, KS313 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2023 • Friends
Our tour was able to drive around the main part of the town and we could see many different little cabins. What a fun way to see them.
Written June 7, 2023
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KK78
Bay Shore, NY797 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
Each house is cuter than the next! I could walk around this area for hours looking at these adorable colorful cottages.
Written November 11, 2022
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Jazz Gumbo
London, UK827 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
Such very photogenic & picturesque cottages, encouraged to paint them vived colours they draw you into looking down all the roads. Must be a nightmare for residents staring in all the time but extremely lovely little area to visit. Only a short walk away from Circuit street which has numerous shops to visit also.
Written October 18, 2022
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dneal622
Chester, CT3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022
You can not take time to stroll the Camp Meeting Assn. residential streets and pavilion area. It is a historical treasure and if on island a must see. It is very familiar to one I have spent much time at in Maine. Enjoy!
Written September 22, 2022
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Stacie B
Mount Pleasant, SC372 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2022 • Couples
Love love love this place. Adorable “tiny” homes. Cool history of the place too! So many avenues & alleys to view the homes & their beautiful landscaping. Definitely a must visit!
Written September 18, 2022
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MARTHA'S VINEYARD CAMP MEETING ASSOCIATION (MVCMA): All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)

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