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Address: 500 South Riverside Avenue, Croton on Hudson, NY
Phone Number: +1 914-366-6900
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Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Explore the stone manor house and brick ferry house, wander through the...
Explore the stone manor house and brick ferry house, wander through the heritage gardens, and stroll down a quiet country road along the Croton River. There, you'll experience the domestic life of a patriot family living in the years just after the American Revolution - the New Nation period. Site is open for tours on weekends during July and August. Property also hosts the popular events LIGHTSCAPES in the spring and the Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze in the fall.
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Spooky manor is more like it!

Check it out during the Great Jack O'lantern Blaze every fall. It it nestled in the middle of the carved pumpkin patch display. Fun for the entire family.

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 17, 2014
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Wayne, New Jersey
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Don't waste your money or time at this overpriced, overcrowded, money grubbing venue. Cattle are herded around better. If I wanted to see a bunch of inflatable light ups, I can walk my neighborhood during holidays. If you want a quality light show, plan instead to see Nightscape at Longwood Gardens. Far superior!

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Mahwah, New Jersey
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Visually stunning, thoroughly enjoyable, and highly recommended. Kids will absolutely love it. As you might imagine, this event boasts a high visual appeal. Since it runs for a limited time—this year for 15 evenings on five weekends throughout May—and since it is a rather popular attraction, tickets tend to sell quickly. I purchased tickets online shortly after I heard the... More 

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Bellmore, New York
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57 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We came from Long Island for the Lightscape event which was well worth it. A fantastic night time display in the midst of history mostly designed out of recycled materials. You have to get tickets upfront and online with 30 minute intervals. You must see this! Also the fall brings 5,000 pumpkins to the same grounds. Go on line and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Check it out during the Great Jack O'lantern Blaze every fall. It it nestled in the middle of the carved pumpkin patch display. Fun for the entire family.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Same Old Same Old from year to year. A big money grab. Vast majority of pumpkins are fake. Not much fun when it is cold out. Least they could do is change up the displays and have gas heaters every 20 feet in the line. Go to the bathroom before you go, only restrooms are pitch dark porta-sans. Really!!, don't... More 

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New York City, New York
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

After a few years of hearing how beautiful this was, and two years in a row trying to get tickets.... sold out always in the first few weeks... this was worth the wait... our show time was at 10:00 pm. very well organized, all done by volunteers.. the art work is exquisite.. the grounds are beautiful.. the gift shop covered... More 

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Hackensack, New Jersey
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Visited for the first season last year. Beautiful and worth the price. I am not going to describe it here. The web site does a good job of that, so please take these suggestions into consideration. (Many of these suggestions would apply to the the Great Jack o’ Lantern Blaze as well.) Buy tickets early. They sell out fast, especially... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014 via mobile

We went to the blaze tonight, it was well worth visiting once. Bravo to all the staff and volunteers that put all the hard work into this awesome event! We really enjoyed everything we saw. Parking for the event was well organized. Of course there are something's that are cons. The lines get clogged up at places, due to people... More 

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Harding
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

This was the most impressive and interesting Jack O'Lantern display that I have ever seen!! I LOVED it!!! Absolutely amazing!! There was so much to see!

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Exton, Pennsylvania
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16 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We drove from the Philadelphia area in order to see this. We enjoyed the pumpkin display so much that we are making it a fall tradition. I highly recommend this if you enjoy Halloween or pumpkin carving. Get your tickets early as they sell out quickly. Also be sure to have tickets for after dark...otherwise you will not truly experience... More 

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