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Saw Mill River Heritage Tour

Location

Philipse Manor Hall and Downtown Yonkers
29 Warburton Ave
Yonkers, NY 10701

40.935659 -73.899429

County: Westchester
Region: Lower Hudson

Date(s)

  • September 7, 2019, 10:00AM
  • Details

    Event Type Walk/Hike Description Philipse Manor Hall and downtown Yonkers have both shaped and been shaped by the Saw Mill River. This walking tour follows the Saw Mill, or Nepperhan, River from its mouth at the Hudson. Patrons will learn about the growth and development of Yonkers from 1682 to present and discuss how these changes in Yonkers are connected to larger trends in New York and United States history. Sponsoring Organization NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation: Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site

    Contact Information

    Robert.Lee@parks.ny.gov
    (914) 965-4027 x102
    http://www.facebook.com/philipsemanorhallshs

    Registration

    Cash or check only. $5 per adult $3 per senior or student. Free for members of the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall and children under 12 years old. Group discounts available.

    Additional Information

    Walking tour along city street with gradual hills. The tour begins at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site and ends in nearby Van der Donck Park, across the street from the Manor Hall.

    Event Duration (hours): 1.5 hours
    Difficulty: Moderate
    Not suitable for children under age 5.
    Length (miles): 1 mile
    Path: Returns to start
    Boots Needed: No

    Family Friendly
    Walking Distance to Amtrak or Metro North Station
    Barrier Free or Wheelchar accessible? No
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