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  • Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site

    On November 28, 1776, the same year that 56 Americans signed the Declaration of Independence, well over 200 colonial New Yorkers placed their signatures on a “Declaration of Dependence.” These signers were Loyalists, citizens who remained faithful to their sovereign, George III, King of Great Britain. Prominent among the signatures was that of Frederick Philipse Read more [...]


    Oakland Cemetery and St. Johns Cemetery

      The first burial in Oakland Cemetery was recorded on September 2, 1867. Today, a stroll through the cemetery’s 51 beautifully landscaped acres stirs memorable thoughts as the headstones of Oakland Cemetery chronicle not only the history of Yonkers but of our Country as well. – From Oakland Cemetery Website Inside Oakland Cemetery you will Read more [...]