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Van Cortlandt House Museum
The National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York, Broadway & W. 246 St., Bronx, NY 10471
The oldest residence in the Bronx (1748). A three story Georgian home with 17th and 18th century Dutch and English furnishing this house was once a prosperous plantation and the site of Revolutionary War marches (Washington's 1783). Owned by the Van Cortlandts until 1889.

Administrator: The National Society of Colonial Dames in the State of New York
Access: Tues-Sun 10-4; Closed Mon; Groups by special arrangement
Fees: $2 adults; $1.50 students and seniors; 12 and under free
Phone: 718-543-3344
Notes: Also a gift shop and herb garden.
Category: Historic Houses/Sites
Subject: Architecture , Architecture , Cultural Production
Time Period: English to American Revolution , 19th Century to Civil War , 19th Century since Civil War


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