Green Corn Festival

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September 04, 2011

10am-5pm.

Philipsburg Manor

Sleepy Hollow

All Ages

$12; $10 seniors; $6 children 5-17; free children 5 and younger

Event description: A celebration of the Hudson Valley's Native American heritage, green corn festivals, also known as harvest celebrations, marked a time to enjoy a great feast, give thanks, sing chants, dance, and to name children born since the mid-winter festival. There will be participatory presentations of traditional Native American song and dance, games, open-hearth cooking demonstrations, hands-on activities, and child friendly crafts including corn-husk doll making. Picnic fare will be available. Purchase in advance online using the promo code MAIZE.

Address: 381 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Phone: 914-631-8200
Website: www.hudsonvalley.org

About Philipsburg Manor


Philipsburg Manor was a thriving farming, milling, and trading center owned by the Philipses, a family of Anglo-Dutch merchants. They rented land to tenant farmers of diverse European backgrounds and relied on a community of 23 enslaved Africans to operate the complex.

Visit here to participate in hands-on activities of the 18th century and learn the riveting yet little-known story of enslavement in the colonial north.






About Philipsburg Manor

Standard hours: 10am to 4pm
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Stroller parking: Yes
Stroller check: No
Bring food: Yes
Buy food: Yes
Where is food allowed: Food allowed in designated spots
Changing tables in the women's room(s): Yes
Changing tables in the men's room(s): No
Family bathroom: Yes

Wander along a picturesque woodland path and enter the year 1750. Philipsburg Manor was a thriving farming, milling, and trading center owned by the Philipses, a family of Anglo-Dutch merchants. They rented land to tenant farmers of diverse European backgrounds and relied on a community of 23 enslaved Africans to operate the complex. Visit here to participate in hands-on activities of the 18th century and learn the riveting yet little-known story of enslavement in the colonial north.
Parking: Free
Nearest public transportation stop: 639 Bedford Road
Play area: No
Party room: No

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