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Address: 29 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, NY 10701-8819
Phone Number: +1 914-965-4027
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Historic home of the Philipse family; today serves as a museum of history,...

Historic home of the Philipse family; today serves as a museum of history, art and architecture.

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Frederick Philipse I arrived in New Amsterdam around 1650, married each of two wealthy women, one of whom owned her own ships and ran her family's shipping business including... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed April 4, 2016
Marian C
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Belmont, Massachusetts
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Yonkers
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6 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

Great place for a visit. It has a lot of history inside. Young children will really be interested in the story behind the building.

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Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 17, 2016

Want some insight on Yonkers? Visit Philipse Manor Hall, it's located in a historic section of Yonkers

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Belmont, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 4, 2016

Frederick Philipse I arrived in New Amsterdam around 1650, married each of two wealthy women, one of whom owned her own ships and ran her family's shipping business including engagement in the slave trade. Beginning in 1672 Frederick and his then wife gradually acquired more than 90,000 acres of land in five NY counties, Albany, New Jersey and Barbados. The... More 

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Thank Marian C
Yonkers, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2015

This is a a historical site. It features a house from the 1800's, and the history of the period. not to much to see, about a half an hour give or take. I really like the statues in front, take the time to read the narrative, and see just how much we have gone down the sewer since than...

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 31, 2015

We had been to the Philipse Manor Mill farther north, and were traveling up the slow road along the Hudson north of New York City. We saw this name and stopped. This is the oldest house around, from the 1700's, and has lots of history, which is also the history of the entire area north of New York under the... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2015

We went when some family visited and wanted to something cultural. Its a nice place and interesting enough and is important to Yonkers history but its not the kind of thing I usually like - others might enjoy it more . The slave exhibition really makes you think.

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Yonkers, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2015

This is a small place but full of history. I enjoyed the visit with my granddaughters. Conveniently located in downtown Yonkers.

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Yonkers, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 25, 2015

Great history behind Philipse Manor. Very educational, I believe a must for every Yonkers resident. Staff are very informative.

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Thank Dee__1tunina
Kew Gardens, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2015 via mobile

The manor has many fine architectural details. The family had such an indelible mark on New York - it is worth seeing this to understand the development of the lower Hudson. There was a fascinating exhibition on the slave trade - it really put some of the extreme hardships of the slaves into perspective. The carvings on the main mantels... More 

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Kemah, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2014

I was visiting a friend in Yonkers, so we decided to visit Philipse Manor Hall. It would be very difficult to find parking close to the Hall, so, since my friend is handicapped and cannot walk distances, we took the Bee Line bus. The best part about the Hall was the garden. Once a week, this produce is sold at... More 

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