• St. Pauls Church National Historic Site

    Saint Paul's Church

    National Historic Site New York

What's New


Welcome to the What's New page. We will be posting new additions to our web site here complete with links taking you to the appropriate part of the site.

The week of September 7-13

There is a new addition to our Stories page. Learn about Stephen Ward, local Revolutionary leader, buried at St. Paul's

The Week of May 4-10

There is a new addition to our Stories page. 'An End and a Beginning: The Last Days of St. Paul's Church' is the story about the transition from house of worship to national historic site.

Week of March 23-29

Our Spring 2014 Music and History at St. Paul's schedule has been posted as well as an addition to our Stories page about the Revolutionary War 'neutral ground' of Westchester County.

Week of January 5- 11

There is a new addition to our People page about Alfred H. Duncombe, a millionaire brush manufacturer buried at St. Paul's

Week of September 15-21

There is a new addition to our People page about Mary E. Gedney. A large granite monument at St. Paul's recalls this woman of distinction.


Week of August 18-24

There is a new addition to our Virtual Exhibits page. Learn about wildlife that lives in the six-acre cemetery at St. Paul's Church.

Week of July 28- August 3

There is a new addition to our People page. Read about Phillip Pell, a Revolutionary War leader and the last member of the Continental Congress.

Week of June 9-15

There is a new addition to our People page. Read about Michael Mc Laughlin and the long road of this Civil War sailor to St. Paul's.

Week of April 7-13

Visit our new Stories and People pages, they have been updated and categorized! There is a new addition to our Stories: The Civil War Era page. Read about 'Memories of War: The Grand Army of the Republic'.

Week of March 3-9

There is a new addition to our Virtual Exhibits page. Read about 'The Trees of Saint Paul's Church'. This self-guided tour encompasses the varieties of trees that grow at St. Paul's Church National Historic Site.

There is also a new addition to our People page. Read about 'Civil War Soldiers Who Died in Service'. These casualties, all from disease, are buried at Saint Paul's Church.

Week of February 24- March 2

There is a new addition to our Virtual Exhibits page. Read "A Selection of Epitaphs at Saint Paul's Church" This self-guided tour encompasses some of the gravestones at St. Paul's Church National Historic Site.

Week of November 18- 24

There is a new addition to our Stories page. Read "300000 More", a brief profile of a Civil War regiment that was partially recruited in the St. Paul's parish area.

Week of June 3-9

Read our new People page with a historical profile about Jacob Ham, a Civil War soldier buried at St. Paul's who served with "old steady," the 128th New York Volunteer Infantry.

Week of March 18-24

Read our new People page that tells about a bronze tablet that is mounted on the church and dedicated to patriots from the Revolutionary War.

Week of April 29- May 5

Read our new People page which chronicles the story of Daniel Lawlor, a Civil War veteran buried at St. Paul's who survived six months of tough conditions at a prison camp in North Carolina.

Week of February 12-18

There is a new addition to our Stories page. Learn about the wooden tablets that mark an important change in the history of St. Paul's Church.

Week of January 29- February 4

There is a new addition to our People page. Read a historical profile of James Polite, a former slave from South Carolina, who served with the Union Army in the closing stages of the Civil War, and is buried at St. Paul's.

Week of December 25- December 31

There is a new addition to our Stories page. Read about Sara Roosevelt who contributed to the restoration of the church interior in the 1940's.

Week of December 11 - December 17

There is a new addition to our Stories page. Read about Rebecca Turner, a slave who gained her freedom in the shadows of St. Paul's.

Week of November 13 - November 19
There is a new addition to our Stories page. Learn about an oak chair, built in 1639, that resides at St. Paul's.

Week of October 23 - October 29

There is a new addition to our People page. Read about Matthew J. Graham, a Civil War soldier who was wounded at Antietam, wrote a history of his regiment, and was buried at St Paul's.

Week of September 25 - October 1

There is a new addition to our Stories page. Read about Parish Hall, the 180-year-old museum building at St. Paul's.

Week of August 28 - September 3

There is a new addition to our People page. Learn about Stephen Hunt, a Civil War veteran whose life centered upon St. Paul's.

Week of July 31 - August 6

There is a new addition to our People page. Learn about William H. Weigle, the man who developed St. Paul's into a historic site.

Week of June 12-18

There is a new addition to our People page. Read about Frederick Stevenson, a New York militia soldier who fought at the Battle of White Plains and is buried at St. Paul's Church.

Week of May 15-21

There is a new addition to our People page. Learn about World War I Harlem Hellfighter, Morris D. Link.

Week of April 24-30

There is a new addition to our Stories page. 'St. Paul's and the Civil War' explores the connections between that war and the church and graveyard.

Week of March 20-26

Here is the new schedule for the weekly concert series at St. Paul's. We're having some trouble with our home page, but we wanted you to have this now.

We've added a new article detailing the life of Rev. Samuel Seabury to the People page under the History & Culture section. It is the first article listed.

Week of March 6- 12, 2011

Visit our updated Virtual Exhibit page that now features: "Anne Hutchinson's Brief Life near St. Paul's Church." Click here to view it.

Week of Nov. 14-20

We've posted our program through June 11 on our homepage. We look forward to seeing you at one of our upcoming events!

Week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

We've added a new article about the Native People of the St. Paul's Area to our People page under the History & Culture section. It is the first article listed.

Week of Oct. 24-30

We've added a link to our new Historic Cemetery page from the front page as well as the History and Culture section homepage. An abbreviated version already exists on the Stories page.

Week of Oct. 3-9

We've added a new article about the Great Election of 1733 to our Stories page under the History & Culture section. It is the first article listed.

Week of Sept. 12-18

The National Park Service has adopted a new software system for its websites. Unfortunately, like any new software there are a lot of bugs to work out. Please be patient with us while we address them.

Week of May 1-8

We've add a new article about St. Paul's role during the Revolutionary War to our Stories page under the History & Culture section. It is the first article listed.

We've also added a links the the MTA web site and HopStop on the Public Transportation page to help our visitors more easily utilize bus and subway service to reach St. Paul's.

Week of March 28-April 3

We've joined the social networking revolution! St. Paul's Church NHS now has an official Twitter site. Click here to become a follower and receive information on programming and interesting tidbits about the site.

We've posted the calendar of events through the end of the year on our home page. Click on Park Home in the navigation bar on the left side of the page to return to the home page.

We've also added a photo of Professor David Hackett Fischer delivering the talk "Washington's Crossing and the American Revolution" to the photo gallery featuring lectures.

Week of March 1-7

We posted information about our special Spring Concert Series -- Music at St. Paul's under our Program Schedule on the home page. You can click here for a printable flyer with complete details.

Week of February 22-28

We've started a new photo gallery that will feature photos of groups as well as families and individuals who visit St. Paul's. You can find it under our Photos and Multimedia section.

Week of February 1-7

We've add a new article about the Sanctuary Lamp to our Stories page under the History & Culture section. It is the first article listed.

Week of January 25-29, 2010

We've activated our Jobs page. We're looking for people to become seasonal rangers. Hurry! This special employment opportunity closes February 11, 2010.

An article about the historic Erben organ inside St. Paul's Church on the Stories page of the History & Culture section.

Week of December 21-25, 2009

Visit our new Virtual Exhibits page featuring "Overlooked Hero: John Glover and the American Revolution."

A new photo gallery "Around St. Paul's Church" features images showcasing the site's architectural features as well as those of the historic cemetery.

An article about Thomas Standard on the People page of the History and Culture section.

Week of November 23-28, 2009

An article about William S. Coffey on the People page of the History and Culture section.