Beach Glass Estates (The Old St. Barnabas House) is a historic wedding estate in Erie, Pennsylvania. Beach Glass Estates is committed to preserving the history of the area, offering guests and visitors a chance to create their own memories as they host the most exquisite weddings in the area.
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This historic wedding estate is an ideal location for couples looking to connect to nature with indoor and outdoor settings, offering scenic waterfront views of the beautiful Lake Erie. This venue boasts natural lighting, antique stained glass windows, hardwood floors and a chapel built in the early 1920s.
Couples are able to book Beach Glass Estates for their wedding ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower or engagement party. This venue provides each group with access to tables and chairs, as well as free parking on the property. They are also wheelchair accessible for guests with special needs.
Beach Glass Estates also hosts a cottage perfect for couples looking to get away from the busy world. Overlooking Lake Erie, this cottage has two bedrooms, one bathroom, and can sleep up to six guests. Couples who rent this property will have access to WiFi, free parking, a private kitchen, cable television, heating, and air conditioning.
In 1912 several Episcopal monks from the St. Barnabas brotherhood purchased a plot of land on the old Gay Road that stretched to the New York state line. With the help of many generous gifts, they built a lake cottage to hold peaceful retreats into solitude and nature. They soon built a chapel and a larger home to care for the ill beginning in 1921. The home served as the central part of the brotherhood’s healing ministry for more than fifty years before closing in 1977 to be sold to the public. Today the historic chapel still serves as a focal point of the estate, and the perfect location for weddings.
Conveniently located along historic Lake Erie, Beach Glass Estates is also near the historic village of North East. This venue is a perfect spot for couples looking for shopping, ski slopes, golf courses, wineries, and of course Lake Erie close by.
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