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

Special free Programs in June 2014

Wednesday, June 4, 1 PM, A Tree Grows at St. Paul’s
Our Wednesday series features a walking tour of the grounds, exploring the history and variety of trees at St. Paul’s

Thursday, June 5, First Thursdays at St. Paul’s, open from 1 to 9 PM
At 7 PM, Dr. Lynn Thompson, Theater Department, Brooklyn College, explores the life, times and acting career of Minnie Dupree, a star of Broadway and Hollywood in the first half of the 20th century, who is buried at St. Paul’s.

Wednesday, June 11, 1 PM, Latin jazz Guitars
Enjoy a robust performance of music for Latin Jazz Guitars, featuring Ricardo Gautreau and Dough Munro.

Sat., June 14, noon to 4 PM, Colonial Day
Join us for Colonial era crafts, cooking, music, dancing and arms. Horse drawn carriages rides through the historic cemetery, from 1 to 3 PM A 2 PM performance on the 1830 Erben pipe organ, and a special 1 PM talk exploring the influence of the Bronx and Hutchinson Rivers on the early settlement of Eastchester, recognizing the 350th anniversary of the town founded at St. Paul’s in 1664.

June 18, 1 PM, Custer at the Little Bighorn
A talk about the famous victory of a combined Indian force over the American cavalry unit commanded by George A. Custer at the battle fought in June 1876, including a surprising connection to St. Paul’s N.H.S.