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Sleepy Hollow in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Philipsburg Manor

 
 
Philipsburg Manor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
1. Philipsburg Manor Marker
Inscription.
Philips Manor was an 18th-century milling, farming and trading complex owned by the Loyalist Philipse family, tenanted by farmers, and operated by enslaved men, women and children.

Revolutionary War Heritage Trail
 
Erected by New York State.
 
Location. 41° 5.273′ N, 73° 51.754′ W. Marker is in Sleepy Hollow, New York, in Westchester County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of N Broadway (U.S. 9) and Pocantico Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 381 N Broadway, Tarrytown NY 10591, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Headless Horseman Bridge (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Our Union Soldiers (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Old Dutch Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); “The Memorial Church of Washington Irving” (approx. 0.4 miles away); Korean & Viet Nam Memorial Monuments (approx. 0.4 miles away); Andre Captured (approx. half a mile away); André Captors Monument (approx. half a mile away); Second Reformed Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sleepy Hollow.
 
More about this marker.
Marker in Sleepy Hollow image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
2. Marker in Sleepy Hollow
The marker features a map of New York State with Revolutionary War Heritage Trail Sites indicated. It has a caption of “The Revolutionary War Heritage Trail links historic sites that tell the story of New York’s decisive role in America’s fight for independence.”
 
Also see . . .
1. Philipsburg Manor. Historic Hudson Valley website. (Submitted on July 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 

2. Philipsburg Manor Upper Mills. Hudson River Valley National Heritage Area. (Submitted on July 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansColonial EraNotable PlacesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Philipsburg Manor Site image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
3. Philipsburg Manor Site
The Philipsburg Manor site was known as Upper Mills in the early 1700's, when Frederick Philipse established a commercial center here and staffed it with African slaves. The Philipses were one of the largest slaveholders in the northern colonies.
Philipsburg Manor image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 28, 2008
4. Philipsburg Manor
The millpond bridge in the left of the photo leads to a complex consisting of a mill, farm, and large stone manor house located on the banks of the Pocantico River. It belonged in the 17th and 18th centuries to the Loyalist Philipse family, whose landholdings encompassed 52,000 acres. The property was seized by the government during the Revolutionary War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,086 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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