Philipse Manor Hall building

Programs and Events

Historical Games

March 2, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

How did people entertain themselves in the past? Join us indoors (outdoors, weather-permitting) at Philipse Manor Hall to try your hand at all kinds of historical games.

Morning Hatha Yoga

March 3, 2024 10:30 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Join us for this Sunday morning Hatha yoga series at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site! The beautiful sunlit Gothic Chamber is the perfect place for a morning yoga class.

Historian & A Movie: The Patriot

March 8, 2024 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

If you could think of one Hollywood movie about the American Revolution, it’s probably this one, for better or worse.

Morning Hatha Yoga

March 10, 2024 10:30 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Join us for this Sunday morning Hatha yoga series at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site! The beautiful sunlit Gothic Chamber is the perfect place for a morning yoga class.

Lecture: The Land in Controversy

March 13, 2024 7:00 PM

In the mid-1760s what is now Putnam County became a literal and figurative battleground as Wappinger Indians, colonial tenant farmers, and Philipse family landlords fought over the past, present, and future of these lands.

Historical Games

March 16, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

How did people entertain themselves in the past? Join us indoors (outdoors, weather-permitting) at Philipse Manor Hall to try your hand at all kinds of historical games.

Old New Years Eve

March 22, 2024 6:30 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Party like it's 1751! Join us for this fun and informal fundraiser for the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall.

Family Movie: "Felicity: An American Girl Adventure"

March 27, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Celebrate Women's History Month and spring break with this fun American Girl movie and afternoon of activities!

Historical Games: Shut the Box

March 28, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Learn something new over spring break! Try your hand at "Shut the Box" - a fast-paced game for all ages.

Scavenger Hunt Bingo

March 29, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Beat the spring break blues with historical games and scavenger hunt bingo! Fun for all ages.

Historian & A Movie: "Hello, Dolly!"

April 5, 2024 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Yonkers “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder is looking for a wife. Famous matchmaker Dolly Levi is just the person to find him one...

Lecture: A Billion Years of Hudson Valley History

April 10, 2024 7:00 PM

The Hudson Valley tells a unique story of over a billion years of landscape evolution. This story is written in the rocks, hills, and valleys we live in; tales of an incredible transformation of land that was once situated at the equator...

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Lecture: The Land in Controversy

March 13, 2024 7:00 PM

In the mid-1760s what is now Putnam County became a literal and figurative battleground as Wappinger Indians, colonial tenant farmers, and Philipse family landlords fought over the past, present, and future of these lands.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Lecture: A Billion Years of Hudson Valley History

April 10, 2024 7:00 PM

The Hudson Valley tells a unique story of over a billion years of landscape evolution. This story is written in the rocks, hills, and valleys we live in; tales of an incredible transformation of land that was once situated at the equator...

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Historical Games

March 2, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

How did people entertain themselves in the past? Join us indoors (outdoors, weather-permitting) at Philipse Manor Hall to try your hand at all kinds of historical games.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Morning Hatha Yoga

March 3, 2024 10:30 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Join us for this Sunday morning Hatha yoga series at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site! The beautiful sunlit Gothic Chamber is the perfect place for a morning yoga class.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Historian & A Movie: The Patriot

March 8, 2024 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

If you could think of one Hollywood movie about the American Revolution, it’s probably this one, for better or worse.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Morning Hatha Yoga

March 10, 2024 10:30 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Join us for this Sunday morning Hatha yoga series at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site! The beautiful sunlit Gothic Chamber is the perfect place for a morning yoga class.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Historical Games

March 16, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

How did people entertain themselves in the past? Join us indoors (outdoors, weather-permitting) at Philipse Manor Hall to try your hand at all kinds of historical games.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Old New Years Eve

March 22, 2024 6:30 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Party like it's 1751! Join us for this fun and informal fundraiser for the Friends of Philipse Manor Hall.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Family Movie: "Felicity: An American Girl Adventure"

March 27, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Celebrate Women's History Month and spring break with this fun American Girl movie and afternoon of activities!

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Historical Games: Shut the Box

March 28, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Learn something new over spring break! Try your hand at "Shut the Box" - a fast-paced game for all ages.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Scavenger Hunt Bingo

March 29, 2024 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Beat the spring break blues with historical games and scavenger hunt bingo! Fun for all ages.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Historian & A Movie: "Hello, Dolly!"

April 5, 2024 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Yonkers “half-a-millionaire” Horace Vandergelder is looking for a wife. Famous matchmaker Dolly Levi is just the person to find him one...

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Pinkster Festival 2024

May 11, 2024 11:00 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site's Pinkster Festival returns for 2024! Join us for this free, family-friendly event celebrating the historic Afro-Dutch festival of Pinkster.

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Lecture: Loyalists in the Hudson Valley During the Revolutionary War

January 11, 2023 7:00 PM

Like many of the British colonies in America, New York was divided during the Revolutionary War. We know the Patriots, but who were the Loyalists?

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Greater Hudson Heritage Network Behind the Scenes

January 20, 2023 5:30 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site hosts Greater Hudson Heritage Network for a special Behind the Scenes tour.

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Educators' Open House

January 21, 2023 10:00 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Open House for area educators to learn about programs, field trips, and more at Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site. Educators get in free with school ID!

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Friends of Philipse Manor Hall Open House

January 28, 2023 11:00 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

The Friends of Philipse Manor Hall invite you to come and learn more about Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site and what the Friends do. Refreshments in the Gothic Chamber. FREE for members.

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Annual Northern Slavery Collective Conference

February 6, 2023 9:00 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site is pleased to host the Northern Slavery Collective Conference! In-person tickets SOLD OUT.

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Lecture: Doing the Work: How Including the Enslaved Expands our Understanding of Colonial New York

February 8, 2023 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Historian Lavada Nahon reveals how historians and researchers across the state are identifying artifacts, religious practices, burial grounds, and the names, numbers, and lives of enslaved people across New York State...

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NYS Commission on African American History Meeting

February 9, 2023 6:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

This public meeting is for members of the general public to learn more about the work of the NYS Commission on African American History and will include a Q&A session. Registration required for in-person. Attendance is free.

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Music for a Winter's Afternoon Concert

March 5, 2023 2:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Enjoy music from six countries and six centuries featuring Renaissance, Baroque, and Opera arias from Mozart, Bizet, Puccini, and Verdi as well as music from Scott Joplin, original music by Pamela Sklar, and traditional Irish songs.

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Lecture: She-Merchants, Sachems, and Slaves: Women of Colonial New York

March 8, 2023 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

New York was one of the most diverse of the thirteen colonies, thanks to its Dutch colonial roots. Racial religious and racial diversity meant that colliding cultures had different ideas of how to treat women.

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Old New Year's Eve Celebration

March 24, 2023 6:30 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Let’s party like it’s 1751! Did you know that until 1752, the British Empire celebrated New Year’s Day on March 25th? Join us for live music, dancing, hors d'oeuvres, 18th century punch, and a historical overview of this old holiday.

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Lecture: Insurrection, Conspiracy, and Resistance in Colonial New York

April 12, 2023 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Colonial New York City was the location for two large scale insurrections and conspiracies planned and enacted by the city’s sizable enslaved community. Not surprisingly, enslaved individuals of the Philipse family played a part in both plots...

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Lecture: Nothing to Fear - FDR in Westchester

April 30, 2023 2:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Throughout his long career in public service, Franklin D. Roosevelt made many visits to Westchester County. One of his favorite places to deliver a speech was Philipse Manor Hall in Yonkers.