A pillar of colonial life, caught in the middle of a Revolution

Since 1665, Saint Paul's Church played a vital role in the colonial life of Eastchester, 20 miles north of New York City. Townspeople voted at the nearby Village Green; local militia drilled outside its doors. But the American Revolution changed everything. American, British and Hessian troops tore down the old wooden meetinghouse for firewood and used the unfinished stone chapel as a hospital. Read More

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In times like these...

An important message from the National Park Service regarding peaceful assembly and participation.

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Special programs at Saint Paul's Church

See what special programs the park has to offer, from Revolutionary War encampments to scholarly lectures to holiday music concerts.

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Historic Children's Program, Wednesdays

A historic program, with fun activities for children ages 6-12, Wednesdays, in July and August, 1 - 3 PM. FREE. Click for details.

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Education materials and programs

This national park site offers education programs, curriculum materials and traveling trunks. For reservations, please call 914-667-4116.

Last updated: July 5, 2024

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Mount Vernon, NY 10550


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