Mobile Audio Tour

Philipse Manor Hall

  • 67 miles south of Poughkeepsie/Highland
  • 29 Warburton Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10701, 914-965-4027 philipsemanorfriends.blogspot.com
  • Philipse Manor Hall was built in stages by the three lords of Philipsburg Manor, a vast 17th-century estate that stretched more than 20 miles up the river from Yonkers
  • The last lord, Frederick Philipse III, transformed the house into a Georgian style mansion with sumptuous interiors
  • The Philipses were English Loyalists and fled to England during the Revolutionary War; their properties were confiscated by New York State
  • The house features an exhibit that explores the history of slavery in America as well as a fascinating collection of presidential portraits
  • The next stop on the tour is John Jay's rural retreat in northern Westchester County