Meet The Presidents and More...

Submitted by ub on Tue, 01/17/2012 - 13:00

Presidents and African American History, at National Historic Site in Westchester County, Saturday, Feb. 11, noon to 4 PM

An interesting array of talks and re-enactments commemorate President’s Day and African American History Month, at St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, in Mt. Vernon, Sat. Feb. 11, from noon to 4 PM. The free event features appearances by Presidents Washington, Lincoln and Franklin D. Roosevelt, as well as Underground Railroad leader Harriet Tubman. Talks by historians explore emancipation during the Civil War and Presidential leadership -- historic activities for children, with prizes.

Parking and admission are free – refreshments served.

When: Saturday, Feb. 11, noon to 4 PM

Where: St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, 897 South Columbus Avenue, Mt. Vernon, NY, 914-667-4116;
David Osborn, Manager, at 914-667-4116;

Directions: Hutchinson River Parkway south to Exit 8, Sandford Blvd., and follow directional signs to the site. Hutchinson River Parkway North, to Exit 9, Wolfe's Lane; right at exit, and right at traffic light, onto Colonial Avenue, which quickly becomes Sandford Blvd. Proceed west on Sandford Blvd (about 3/4 mile, see N.P.S. directional sign and arrow) and make a left onto South Columbus Avenue. Proceed south on Columbus to the site, about 3/4 mile.