Yonkers Historical Society: 
Historic Sherwood House 
340 Tuckahoe Road    
Yonkers, New York

Adjacent to the Sprain Brook Parkway
at Tuckahoe Road

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YHS
Administrative Office:

Grinton I. Will Library
1500 Central Park Ave
Yonkers, NY 10710 (914) 961-8940
 

Office hours:
Mondays 1PM - 5PM or by appointment.

Our Office is located on the First Floor
of the Grinton Will Library
1500 Central Park Avenue Yonkers NY 10710
 
If we are not open, leave a message at
914-961-8940

Sherwood House, located 340 Tuckahoe Road (at the southbound entrance to the Sprain Brook Parkway) in Yonkers, is one of the few remaining pre-Revolutionary War tenant farmhouses in the New York Metropolitan area. It was built about 1740 by Thomas Sherwood on land leased from Frederick Philipse and was purchased in 1801 by Yonkers’ first physician, Doctor John Ingersoll.

Historic Sherwood House, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is owned and maintained by the Yonkers Historical Society and will
open Sunday May 3rd  and will be open Sundays in May, June, September and October, 2009. Sherwood House is also open by appointment.

For information, telephone the Yonkers Historical Society at
914-961-8940.


 

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Take a break from the fast pace of the holiday season and experience the unique charm and history of Sherwood House.  Enjoy a candlelight tour, seasonal greenery, holiday cookies, and hot cider from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on December 11th.

         Our docents will open a window to the past to offer a glimpse of Christmas traditions followed by the families who lived in Sherwood House through the years.

         Sherwood House, located 340 Tuckahoe Road in Yonkers (at the southbound entrance to the Sprain Brook Parkway), is one of the few remaining pre-Revolutionary War tenant farmhouses in the New York metropolitan area. It was built about 1740 by Thomas Sherwood on land leased from Frederick Philipse and was purchased in 1801 by Yonkers’ first physician, Doctor John Ingersoll.  Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Sherwood House is lovingly owned and maintained by the Yonkers Historical Society.

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Upcoming Events:

Sunday,  December 11th

4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
 

The Yonkers Historical Society

presents

 Candlelight Tours of Historic Sherwood House ca 1740

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places

Free Admission
Light refreshments will be served.

Sherwood House is located at the corner of the
southbound entrance to Sprain Parkway

340 Tuckahoe Road, Yonkers NY

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 Past Programs and Events: 

 

 

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The Yonkers Historical Society’s Annual Luncheon

honored

NORTRUD SPERO with the "Key To History"

Volunteers Of The Year JOHN PIDEL & JERRY OSTROFF

Junior Volunteer of the Year ANTHONY CASCIONE

Corporate Trail Blazer SHOPRITE

Sunday, January 23, 2011 at the Riverview

 

2011 Awardees
 


Key to History Awardees

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Stay tuned for future events!
All Sherwood House events are free and open to the public.
Donations are gratefully accepted.