Dennis Lennox

CP Contributor

48 Hours in the English City of Gloucester

Gloucester just isn't on the map. Most visitors to this part of England, not far from the border with Wales, instead spend their time in the Cotswolds. They miss out on old pubs, historic buildings and notable churches that line the city's streets.

Unusual Today, But Typical for a Church From the 1880s

Trinity Church in Bay City, Michigan, is similar to other churches of its era. Built between 1885 and 1887, the limestone and sandstone edifice was designed for the Episcopalian congregation by local architect Philip C. Floeter in the then-fashionable style of Gothic Revival. Today, Trinity would be unusual because as the old adage goes, they just don't build them like this anymore.

Where to Go in 2018

Once one develops an appreciation for the history and architecture of old churches it can become a time consuming hobby — one that many of your friends will never understand.