New York: The Most Southern City in the North - St. Paul's Church National Historic Site



Date: 09/08/12
Hours: 1pm
Ages: ALL
Address:
897 S. Columbus Ave. - 914-667-4116
Mt. Vernon, NY 10550
nps.gov/sapa

Description: Professor Cindy Lobel of Lehman College explores the fabric of life in the nation's largest city during the Civil War, and considers why Mayor Fernando Wood called New York "the most Southern city in the North." There will also be special activities for children and a 3pm tour of the historic church and Bell Tower, as well as the cemetery, one of the nation's oldest burial yards.