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

Special free Programs in March 2014

Wed., March 5, 1 PM
Our lunchtime series features Songs of America, a performance and sing-along of songs from colonial times through the 20th century, with historical commentary.

Thursday, March 6, First Thursdays at St. Paul’s open from 1 to 9 PM
Please join us for a 7 PM talk exploring the experiences of the Hessian (German) prisoners of the Revolutionary War, by distinguished scholar Professor Daniel Krebs of the University of Louisville, author of A Generous and Merciful Enemy: Life for German Prisoners of War during the American Revolution.

Saturday, March 8, we’re open from noon to 4 PM
In recognition of March as Women's History Month, at 1:00 learn about the interesting and varied connections to St. Paul’s Church of three prominent women from American history -- Anne Hutchinson, Abigail Adams and Eleanor Roosevelt. At 2:00, the world renowned Ajkun Ballet Theatre presents a special dance sequence evoking the lives of those three fascinating women

Wed., March 12, 1 PM
Our lunchtime series offers a performance of music by a violin duo from Sarah Lawrence College

Wed., March 19, 1 PM
Learn about Mary Gedney -- prominent late 19th century businesswoman, President of a national organization -- a woman of distinction, buried at St. Paul