Submitted by ub on Wed, 06/27/2012 - 18:20

St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site
897 S. Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY 10550

David Osborn (site manager), at 914-667-4116;
Independence Day Commemoration at National Historic Site in Westchester County.

Independence Day will be commemorated at St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, in Mt. Vernon, on Wed, July 4, beginning at 10:30 AM. The traditional event includes music, refreshments, speeches, reading of the Declaration of Independence and tolling of the 18th century church bell, 13 times. The keynote speaker is Hon.

Coleen Duffy, State Supreme Court Justice. Tours of the historic church and cemetery follow the program. The site is open from 9 AM to 5 PM.

Parking and admission free; refreshments served.

Wed., July 4, 2012. Commemorative ceremony begins at 10:30 AM.

St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 South Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY,