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St. Paul's Church National Historic Site

St. Paul's Church National Historic Site Review

The parish that built St. Paul's church was established in 1665. The present fieldstone-and-brick Georgian church begun in 1763 was used by British and Hessian soldiers as a military hospital during the Revolutionary War. The historic cemetery, one of the oldest in New York, contains footstones, or gravemarkers, dating back to 1704, a mass grave for Hessian soldiers, and the graves of former slaves. Guided walking tours are available. The church is in Mount Vernon, about 2 mi east of Yonkers.

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  • Address: 897 S. Columbus Ave., Mount Vernon, NY 10550 | Map It
  • Phone: 914/667–4116
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Weekdays 9–5
  • Website:
  • Location: Yonkers

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