Philipsburg Manor, Sleepy Hollow

#8 of 22 in Historic Sites in Westchester County
Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Enter the year 1750, when Philipsburg Manor was a thriving farming, milling, and trading center owned by the Philipses, a family of Anglo-Dutch merchants. They rented land to tenant farmers of diverse European backgrounds and relied on a community of 23 enslaved Africans to operate the complex.

Visit here to participate in hands-on activities of the 18th century and learn the riveting yet little-known story of enslavement in the colonial north.
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  • Due to a torrential rain storm that approached and wanting to hit the road early to beat traffic back to NJ after our Kykuit tour, we had to cut short our tour of Philipsburg. What we were able to...  more »
  • We went there to get scared and to see the adventure of the Headless HorseMan! It was very scary but meant for an older crowd! The actors were so scary and fun! I really enjoyed this Halloween scare!  more »
  • Cornucopia is really a terrible event! They charge $18 per adult for... nothing. If you spend 1 hour there, then you may walk very slowly. There are much better other events and places to visit in Westchester!
  • Such a great hands on place especially for kids! Staff very knowledgeable and very friendly. We had such a great time very interesting.
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