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Rose and Crown Tavern

 
 
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By Nicholas F Matranga, February 8, 2008
1. Rose and Crown Tavern Marker


Inscription.
Tablet marking the site of the
Rose and Crown Tavern
Erected by The Huguenots in 1665
Demolished in 1854
This Inn was occupied
during the Revolution by
General William Howe
as his Headquarters and here the
Declaration of Independence
was read to the British Officers
July 9, 1776

 
Erected 1921 by Richmond County Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 34.54′ N, 74° 7.2′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of Richmond Road and New Dorp Lane, on the right when traveling east on Richmond Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Staten Island NY 10306, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. New Dorp, S.I. Honor Roll (a few steps from this marker); Historic Richmondtown (approx. 1.4 miles away); Rezeau-Van Pelt Family Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); St. Andrew’s Church (approx. 1.4 miles
Rose and Crown Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, May 21, 2011
2. Rose and Crown Tavern Marker
away); Site of 18th century structures (approx. 1.4 miles away); Church of Saint Andrew (approx. 1.4 miles away); Patriots under Gen. Mercer (approx. 1.4 miles away); Relatives of Elizabeth Bayley Seton (approx. 1.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Also see . . .
1. Morris's Memorial History of Staten Island, New York, by Ira K. Morris (Published 1900). The Rose and Crown Tavern, "stood on the westerly side of the road, almost directly opposite the entrance to New Dorp lane. It was built of stone, and was but one story in height, having several dormer windows in the roof..." (Submitted on August 25, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

2. This marker on the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. (Submitted on August 25, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable EventsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker on Staten Island image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2010
3. Marker on Staten Island
Rose and Crown Tavern Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 16, 2010
4. Rose and Crown Tavern Marker
Rose and Crown Tavern image. Click for full size.
5. Rose and Crown Tavern
Picture is from the Pictorial Field Book of the Revolution, Volume II, by Benson J. Lossing, published in 1850. http://freepages.history.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wcarr1/Lossing1/Chap54.html
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Nicholas F Matranga of Staten Island, New York. This page has been viewed 1,907 times since then and 93 times this year. Last updated on , by Owen Swords of Staten Island, New York. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Nicholas F Matranga of Staten Island, New York.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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