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St. Paul's Church National Historic Site

897 S Columbus Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550-5018
+1 914-667-4116
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Great site with a lot of history behind it especially in Revolutionary New York. Great tour and... read more

Reviewed 18 January 2017
James C
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Brooklyn, New York
History lives here along with modern culture

It was a church before we were a country: non-denominational and open to all the 300 inhabitants of... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
eitravel76
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Westbrook
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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.
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  • Very good51%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
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897 S Columbus Ave, Mount Vernon, NY 10550-5018
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Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great site with a lot of history behind it especially in Revolutionary New York. Great tour and awesome Ranger information.

Thank James C
Reviewed 5 December 2016

It was a church before we were a country: non-denominational and open to all the 300 inhabitants of this farmers town 20 miles [7 hours on horseback] from NYC. Then a hospital during the Revolutionary War [the site of constant squirmishes and occasional battles, the...More

Thank eitravel76
Reviewed 6 August 2016

We were on a cross-country trip in our quest to see all the National Park sites. We arrived an hour before the posted closing time, only to be told by the groundskeeper that all of the tour guides had left. At first, our hearts sank....More

Thank HUSKERTRAVELER
Reviewed 2 June 2016

This wonderful historic site is definitely a bit hidden in urban Mount Vernon but really worth a visit! I had a very knowledgable tour guide who took me through the historic church and around the graveyard. Definitely worth a visit for any history buff interested...More

Thank Jordon H
Reviewed 18 May 2016

Visited St. Paul's church on a number of occasions, it is always interesting and I keep discovering new things

Thank 37Ruby
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Very interesting piece of American history. Shows usage over many years, including function during the battles of the 18th century. Interesting video presentation and displays of models depicting battles. Also displays of uniforms and pictures referring to the era. Well worth a visit. A jewel...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 22 September 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...More

1  Thank Nooproblem
Reviewed 10 April 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.

1  Thank Jailor357
Reviewed 3 July 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!

2  Thank Marcella R
Reviewed 23 April 2012

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

Thank freddyNY
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