Introduction to Pelham Manor, New York
Pelham Manor History
The Siwanoy Indian Tribe sold about 9,000 acres of land to William Pell in 1654, including parts of present-day Pelham, Bronx and New Rochelle. The Battle of Pelham was fought on October 18, 1776.
Pelham Manor and nearby Attractions
- African American Museum
- Apollo Theater
- Bartlett Arboretum
- Battery Park
- Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Things To Do In Pelham Manor
Museums located near Pelham Manor include the Bronx County Historical Society, the Bronx Museum of the Arts and the Philipse Manor Hall State Historic Site. Nearby historic sites include the Abyssinian Baptist Church and the Morris-Jumel Mansion. Bronx Park, Sprain Ridge Park and Saxon Woods Park are all located in the vicinity as well. Bronx Zoo and the New York Botanical Garden are also accessible from Pelham Manor.
Pelham Manor Transportation
Air transportation is available from John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Pelham Manor Higher Education
Nearby colleges and universities include Adelphi University, the Cochran School of Nursing and the College of New Rochelle.