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St. Paul's Church National Historic Site

897 South Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon, NY 10550
914-667-4116
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Type: Religious Sites
Owner description: Built in 1665 and declared a National Historic Site in 1943, Saint Paul's Church's original façade and bell are intact, including the old graveyard... more » Owner description: Built in 1665 and declared a National Historic Site in 1943, Saint Paul's Church's original façade and bell are intact, including the old graveyard and magnificent 1830 organ. « less
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Ardsley, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This is a place that is filled with history, in an unexpected place. The church is remarkable with an amazing organ, pews that had very famous people sit in, and even an area which shows tools that were used during the was and this was used as a hospital. There is a traditional museum, with a hstory scavenger hunt to... More

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Tuckahoe, New York
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

This is one of the oldest grave yards in Westchester County. Located in Mt Vernon, New York. Worth a trip to walk around and see years of A merican history writen in stones.

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Mount Vernon, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Enjoy their free concerts. Colonial day was great, organ concert on one of the oldest working organs. Historic tours and renactments are very informative and fun. And its free!

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New York, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2012

Lovely church with some nice displays, but it is isolated in an industrial neighbor hoos.

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NY
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139 reviews 139 reviews
59 attraction reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2012

The church, cemetery and adjacent visitor center give a good idea of what colonial life was like. Muskets, soldiers' uniforms, dresses, maps and other historical artifacts tell about the area's history and the Bill of Rights. Historical demonstrations, presentations and events like Shakespeare plays are staged.

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Indianapolis
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2011

If you are a fan of old cemeteries, make sure not to miss this one. Make sure to visit in the late afternoon after the school children have all come and gone though. We didn't call ahead to see what the schedule for the day was. When we got there we had two small tour groups of third graders. We... More

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