Philipsburg Manor, at 381 N. Broadway (US 9), is an early 18th-century commercial complex that consists of a stone manor house, an operating gristmill, an oak-timbered dam and a barn. Farming, trading and milling operations were carried out by slaves owned by the Philipse family, wealthy Anglo-Dutch merchants. The house is furnished with period artifacts. Costumed guides lead tours and talk about the history of Northern slavery, and a reception center offers exhibits.
Guided tours are available. Food is available. Time: Allow 2 hours minimum.
Hours: Tours depart Wed.-Sun. and Mon. holidays at 10:30, noon, 1:30 and 3, Sat.-Sun. at 10:30, 11, noon, 12:30, 1:30, 2, 3 and 3:30, May-Oct. Last tour begins 1 hour before closing. Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas.