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First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown

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History in our backyard

A wonderfully rich and exciting part in our local and national history. There's even a few... read more

Reviewed October 2, 2017
rwar407
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Yorktown Heights, New York
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This church is the very center of Yorktown History

The old maps say Crompond referring to the water bodies in FDR park. Crompond became Yorktown after... read more

Reviewed November 22, 2016
dalesaltzman1
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Yorktown Heights, New York
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2 Oct 2017
“History in our backyard”
23 May 2017
“Amazing bit of history”
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The First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown was founded in 1730. The original church building served as an army store house during the Revolutionary War and was burned by British in 1779. The present church was erected in 1840.
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2880 Crompond Rd, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598-2935
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Reviewed June 18, 2014

The First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown was born in 1730 as an assembly that convened weekly for the worship of God. During the Revolutionary War, the church became an arsenal and barracks, and a meeting place for the patriots. British troops destroyed the parsonage and...More

4  Thank Eugene M
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Reviewed October 2, 2017 via mobile

A wonderfully rich and exciting part in our local and national history. There's even a few artifacts on display inside. The church hall itself is like stepping back along the pages of our history. The parishioners are friendly and welcoming. The church is also a...More

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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Wonderful congregations who shares this magnificent building by sponsoring concerts and lectures and other fun family and adult events. This church has a history that goes back to before the American Revolution. Really amazing.

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Reviewed November 22, 2016

The old maps say Crompond referring to the water bodies in FDR park. Crompond became Yorktown after the Yorktown Va. battle in the Revolution. The Church graveyard is a who's who of Yorktown History with many family names that are our current street names. The...More

1  Thank dalesaltzman1
Reviewed September 22, 2015

Very well maintained historic property; employees of the church very nice and helpful. We were just donating food for Thanksgiving and were very impressed with everything & everyone.

1  Thank FrankieD2851
Reviewed July 17, 2014

This lovely church has deep, historic ties to the town of Yorktown, and has been part of the community for almost 300 years. Just visiting the graveyard with colonial era grave markers is a treat.

1  Thank NewY0rkTraveler
Reviewed June 18, 2014

The First Presbyterian Church of Yorktown was born in 1730 as an assembly that convened weekly for the worship of God. During the Revolutionary War, the church became an arsenal and barracks, and a meeting place for the patriots. British troops destroyed the parsonage and...More

4  Thank Eugene M
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