A Visit to the Village of Philipsburg
Saturday, June 8
Join us for three guided tours that explore the 18th century world of Frederick Philipse III.
Tour 1: Philipse Manor Hall, 29 Warburton Ave, Yonkers. Heather Iannucci, Historic Site Manager, will give a tour of the Manor Hall that focuses on the Philipse family, the household they set up in Yonkers, and the improvements they made to the Manor Hall in the late 18th century. approximately 30 minutes
To learn more about Philipse Manor Hall, visit http://nysparks.com/historic-sites/37/details.aspx
Tour 2: Walking tour from PMH to St. John’s. Nina Wasserman, Education and Programs Associate, will explore the landscape surrounding the Manor Hall using maps and images to understand the area as the Philipses would have known it, while considering the changes that the family made to the land. approximately 20 minutes
Tour 3: St. John’s Church, One Hudson St, Yonkers. Fr. John Hamilton, Priest at St. John’s Church, will discuss the history of the parish, the Enlightenment Philosophy prevalent at the founding of the church and reflected in its architecture, and describe a service as it would have been on a Sunday morning in the 18th century. approximately 30 minutes
To learn more about St. John’s Church, visit http://stjohnsgs.blogspot.com/
TOURS BEGIN AT 11:15 am AND 2:15 pm:
Space is limited to 20 per tour
Tours will be held Rain or Shine
Friends of PMH $5
Children under 12 $5
PMH has a small lot and meters are available on Warburton Ave and Dock St.
Paid Parking is available in the new indoor lot next door to PMH on Warburton Ave.
Local restaurants offer a variety of cuisines, or Grab take-out and enjoy a picnic on the grounds of the Manor Hall
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