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Philipsburg Manor: Experience an 18th Century Farm Firsthand 

Pay a visit to this 18th century working farm for a glimpse of what life was more than two centuries ago. Take a guided tour through Philipsburg Manor, a thriving farming, milling, and trading center owned by the Philips', and participate in hands-on activities of colonial life to learn all about the tales of slavery and resistance in the Colonial North. Wander along a picturesque woodland path, step into the working gristmill, work on a live farm, and tour the 300-year old house as you step back into 1750. Philipsburg Manor is also the meeting place for Kykuit tours at the Rockefeller Estate.
 
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Details

Prices -

 
  • Adult: $12
  • Members & Children under 3: FREE
  • Child(3-17): $6
  • Senior (65+): $10
 
 

Hours -

 
Open May to November
 
Wednesday - Sunday with doors opening at 10 am. Also open Memorial Day, July 3 4, and Labor Day
Tours are given every half hour beginning at 10:30 until 3:30 pm.
 

Events

  • A Path Through History 
  • The Great Jack O'Lantern Blaze
  • Horseman's Hollow
 
 

Activities

  • Tours
  • Milling
  • Hands-on activities
  • Farming

FAQs

who was Frederick Philipse?

Frederick Philipse was a Dutch immigrant merchant that came to North America in 1652. He inherited an abundance of wealth through a marriage in 1662 in which he pledged his allegiance to the Crown and was rewarded with a title and manorship. Serving later on the Governor's executive council, he was subsequently banned from government office for conducting a slave trade into New York.

where is horseman's hollow?

The Horseman’s Hollow is held annually at the historic Philipsburg Manor, for a haunted rendition of the Legend of Sleepy Hollow. Back for its eighth year, the Horseman’s Hollow is Sleepy Hollow’s premier haunted attraction as Philipsburg Manor gets transforms into a terrifying landscape ruled by vampires, witches, undead soldiers, ghouls, and ghosts, all serving the Headless Horseman himself.
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