- Historic Sites
Cross the bridge over the river into Philipsburg Manor and step back in time. It's 1750, and Philipsburg Manor is a farming, milling, and trading center owned by the Philipses, a family of Anglo-Dutch merchants. They rent land to tenant farmers of diverse European backgrounds and rely on a community of 23 enslaved Africans to operate the complex. Interpreters in period costume invite visitors to stroll through the farm, with historic breeds of oxen, cows, sheep, and chickens. During the autumn season, visitors may spot Ichabod Crane strolling with the young ladies of Sleepy Hollow.