Philipse Manor Hall building

Programs and Events

Waterfront Walking Tour

April 20, 2024 10:30 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Why was Philipse Manor Hall built where it was? Why did the Munsee have a village in downtown Yonkers for thousands of years? How did the Yonkers waterfront change over time?

Historical Games

April 20, 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 - CANCELLED

April 21, 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.

What's A Yonker?

April 21, 2024 2:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

In honor of Dutch-American Friendship Day, master storyteller Jonathan Kruk brings to life stories of the “First American,” Adriaen Van Der Donck, and how Yonkers got its name...

Morning Hatha Yoga - CANCELLED

April 28, 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.

Yonkers Arts Weekend

May 4, 2024 10:00 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Join us for free admission and free programs for all ages as part of Yonkers Arts Weekend. Click "Learn More" to see full schedule.

Yonkers Arts Weekend

May 5, 2024 10:00 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Join us for free admission and free programs for all ages as part of Yonkers Arts Weekend. Click "Learn More" to see full schedule.

Morning Hatha Yoga

May 5, 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: Opening the Way - New Research and Other Items in New York's Black Colonial History

May 8, 2024 7:00 PM

Over the last few years there have been significant advancements in the research and sharing of information on the early years of the establishment of slavery in New York.

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.

Historical Games

May 18, 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

May 19, 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.

Lecture: Opening the Way - New Research and Other Items in New York's Black Colonial History

May 8, 2024 7:00 PM

Over the last few years there have been significant advancements in the research and sharing of information on the early years of the establishment of slavery in New York.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Lecture: Spilling the Tea: A History of Tea Drinking in New York State

June 12, 2024 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

How did a beverage developed in Asia make its way to the shores of the Hudson River? Why do Americans sweeten their tea? How did tea drinking affect culture and commerce?

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Waterfront Walking Tour

April 20, 2024 10:30 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Why was Philipse Manor Hall built where it was? Why did the Munsee have a village in downtown Yonkers for thousands of years? How did the Yonkers waterfront change over time?

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Historical Games

April 20, 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 - CANCELLED

April 21, 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.

What's A Yonker?

April 21, 2024 2:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

In honor of Dutch-American Friendship Day, master storyteller Jonathan Kruk brings to life stories of the “First American,” Adriaen Van Der Donck, and how Yonkers got its name...

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Morning Hatha Yoga - CANCELLED

April 28, 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.

Yonkers Arts Weekend

May 4, 2024 10:00 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Join us for free admission and free programs for all ages as part of Yonkers Arts Weekend. Click "Learn More" to see full schedule.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Yonkers Arts Weekend

May 5, 2024 10:00 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Join us for free admission and free programs for all ages as part of Yonkers Arts Weekend. Click "Learn More" to see full schedule.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Morning Hatha Yoga

May 5, 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.

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.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Historical Games

May 18, 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

May 19, 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.

Waterfront Walking Tour

May 25, 2024 10:30 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Why was Philipse Manor Hall built where it was? Why did the Munsee have a village in downtown Yonkers for thousands of years? How did the Yonkers waterfront change over time?

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Lecture: Spaces of Enslavement and Resistance in Dutch New York

May 10, 2023 7:00 PM

In her presentation, Andrea Mosterman will explore the history of slavery and resistance in Dutch New York. Through examination of Dutch American homes, Dutch Reformed churches, and public spaces in these predominantly Dutch American communities...

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Pinkster Festival

May 20, 2023 10:00 AM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Pinkster Festival, an Afro-Dutch colonial celebration of spring, family, and culture. Join us for African music and dance, games, food, vendors, and fun. FREE.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Lecture: Banastre Tarleton & The War Around Westchester, 1778-1779

June 14, 2023 7:00 PM

Even casual students of the American Revolution are familiar with the name Banastre Tarleton. Images of a dashing young British cavalryman leading a band of green-clad Loyalist cavalrymen sweeping through the south until checked and defeated by...

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Panel - Before Juneteenth: New York's Reluctance To End Slavery

June 18, 2023 2:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Juneteenth is the celebration of the last announcement of the Emancipation Proclamation abolishing slavery, delivered June 19, 1865 in Texas. But how did slavery end in New York? It’s complicated!

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Loyalist or Patriot

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

Whose side are you on? During the American Revolution, the Philipses were staunch Loyalists. The Hudson Valley was the site of fierce fighting between the Patriots and the British during the Revolutionary War...

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Lecture: Unfriendly to Liberty: Loyalist Networks and the Coming of the American Revolution in New York City

September 13, 2023 7:00 PM

Most histories of the American Revolution focus on those who became “patriots,” or revolutionaries. The standard narrative tracks their activism from the mid-1760s until the Battles of Lexington and Concord. This story, however, misunderstands...

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Harvest Festival

September 23, 2023 12:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Moved Indoors! Step back in time to the late 18th century! This free family-friendly outdoor festival will feature costumed reenactors and hands-on activities.

Philipse Manor Hall building.

Lecture: Friendship and Bloodshed: The Brief and Complicated History of the Dutch- Native Wars, 1643-1664

October 11, 2023 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY 10701

Diplomacy, trade, corn taxes, burned long houses – the history of Dutch-Indigenous relations in the New Netherland colony is complicated.

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Lecture: People of the Opossum: Tracing the Ethnogenesis of the Wappinger People over the Past Five Centuries

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

Join us for a presentation on the local Wappinger People, a distinct Lenape group of the Hudson Highlands. This presentation explores the amalgamation of Lenape groups around New York Bay and in the Hudson Highlands, their transformation...

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Lecture: The Romances of Philipse Manor Hall

February 14, 2024 7:00 PM
29 Warburton Ave. Yonkers, NY

Margaret and Frederick. Frederick and Catherine. Eva and Jacobus. Philip and Maria. Frederick II and Joanna. Susannah and Beverly. Frederick III and Elizabeth. Mary and George. Mary and Roger. Rebecca and Lemuel. Over a period of two hundred and fifty years, all these couples had ties to Philipse Manor Hall.

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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.

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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.