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Saw Mill River Heritage Trail

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Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site
29 Warburton Avenue
Yonkers , NY , 10701
County: Westchester
9/21/2013 11:00 AM

Category: Walk/Hike

Themes: Accessible by Public Transportation,Family Friendly,Wheelchair Accessible

Event Description:
Philipse Manor Hall and downtown Yonkers have both shaped and been shaped by the Saw Mill River. This walking tour will follow the Saw Mill, or Nepperhan, River from its mouth at the Hudson to Chicken Island while discussing and exploring the history, growth, development, and changing landscapes of downtown Yonkers.

Contact Information:
Nina Wasserman
(914)965-4027 ext. 102

Additional Information:
Event Duration (Hours): 1.5
* Fee required
Fee Information: $5 per person
* Advanced registration required
Advanced Registration Information: Saw Mill River Heritage Tour is limited to 20 people. Please call (914)965-4027 ext. 102 to reserve a spot. The registration deadline is Friday, September 20. Participants can register on the day of the tour if space is available.
Trip Duration (Hours): 1.5
Trip Length (Miles): 1
Difficulty Level: Easy
Trip Characteristics: The walk will take place on city sidewalks in a fairly crowded area. The walk will go up a slight hill.
Wheelchair Accessible
Accessible by public transportation
Additional Activities: Philipse Manor Hall will be open for self-guided house tours from 10 AM-5 PM. Museum admission is $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students, and free for children under 12.

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