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Town of Yorktown Museum

LOWER HUDSON

Town of Yorktown Museum   http://www.yorktownmuseum.org/  
1974 Commerce Street 
Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 
Phone: (914) 962-2970      

Hours: Tuesday & Thursday - 11 AM to 4 PM Sunday - 1 PM to 4 PM or by appointment year-round.                                                                                         

Historical Description:           

The Yorktown Museum was founded in 1966. Its first location was in two rooms of the Davenport House. Then, in 1970, the Museum was moved into the Fowler House. After a series of relocations, the museum settled in 1976 on its present location. The address is currently known as: The Yorktown Community Cultural Center (YCCC).               

The Site:                                                                                                  

The museum contains a variety of exhibits ranging from 18th century colonial furniture to miniatures of railroads and mansions. There is also a research room available to the public who are interested in local history. There are collections of documents, maps and photographs pertaining to the history of Yorktown.              

Directions:                                                                                               

Heading SOUTH

Take the Taconic State Parkway to Route 202/35. Turn left (east on Route 202) and continue to intersection with Route 118 ("the triangle"). Proceed straight across. The YCCC building will be immediately on the left.  

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