The Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area does not own or operate any of the sites listed below. They are owned and managed by the organizations listed in the site descriptions. Please call ahead for special accommodation needs or with any questions about their sites.
897 South Columbus Ave
Mt. Vernon, NY
- (914) 667-4116
- Westchester County
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- Starting October 2016: Early July-late Dec: Tue-Sat, 9am-5pm Early Jan-late Jun: Mon-Fri, 9am-5pm, and the second Sat of each month, 12pm-4pm Closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas
- Handicap Accessible
The Georgian-style church, built of stone with brick quoins, was begun in 1763 but was not finished at the onset of the Revolutionary War. Located in the “neutral ground” between British and American lines, the building served throughout the war as a hospital, supply depot, and barracks for both armies. Church services began here in 1787 even though the building was not completely finished until 1805. The church’s interior, with its high box pews, looks much as it did in the 18th century. Its original bell, cast at the same London foundry as the Liberty Bell, still peals occasionally, while the 19th-century organ is regularly played at recitals. The picturesque cemetery, with stones dating back to 1704, contains excellent examples of gravestone carvings from the 18th and 19th centuries.
Amenities: Passport Stamp, Family Friendly, Public Transportation, Restrooms;