Green Corn Festival

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September 01, 2012

10am-5pm.

Philipsburg Manor

Sleepy Hollow

All Ages

$14; $12 seniors; $8 children ages 3-17; free children ages 3 and younger.

Event description: The Green Corn Festival explores the history and culture of the area's Native American residents. Enjoy folk tales, song, and storytelling, and a participatory presentation of traditional Native American dance, plus open-hearth cooking demonstrations, games, live music, and hands-on craft activities for children. Susan McLellan Plaisted will demonstrate Native American cooking and medicine making. Arthur Kermss returns with demonstrations of wampum-making and treenware (wooden bowls and utensils). Geordanes of Irvington will provide picnic food. Buy tickets online or by calling 914-631-8200.

Address: 381 N. Broadway (Route 9)
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591
Phone: 914-631-8200
Website: 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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