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Not easy to get to by public transport, especially when the #5 trains are on a reduced service weekend. We eventually made it with the help of Uber and it was well worth a visit. While it's easy to see 'old' places in our parts...More
Showed up about 915am on Saturday 05-Aug-2017. The NPS webpage said this site would be opened from 9am to 5pm. Waited around until almost 930am and no rangers were on site and no buildings were open. I drove back at 1pm and the visitor center...More
It was a church before we were a country: non-denominational and open to all the 300 inhabitants of this farmers town 20 miles [7 hours on horseback] from NYC. Then a hospital during the Revolutionary War [the site of constant squirmishes and occasional battles, the...More
We were on a cross-country trip in our quest to see all the National Park sites. We arrived an hour before the posted closing time, only to be told by the groundskeeper that all of the tour guides had left. At first, our hearts sank....More
This wonderful historic site is definitely a bit hidden in urban Mount Vernon but really worth a visit! I had a very knowledgable tour guide who took me through the historic church and around the graveyard. Definitely worth a visit for any history buff interested...More
Very interesting piece of American history. Shows usage over many years, including function during the battles of the 18th century. Interesting video presentation and displays of models depicting battles. Also displays of uniforms and pictures referring to the era. Well worth a visit. A jewel...More
This is a place that is filled with history, in an unexpected place. The church is remarkable with an amazing organ, pews that had very famous people sit in, and even an area which shows tools that were used during the was and this was...More