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Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Billopp House
Landmarks of New York
 
Billopp House Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 24, 2008
1. Billopp House Marker
 
Inscription. Built by and for Christopher Billopp about 1680, this house was long a center of colonial hospitality. It is known also as “Conference House” because Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Edward Rutledge met here with Lord Howe at his request on September 11, 1776, in an unsuccessful effort to halt the American Revolution.

Plaque erected 1958 by
The New York City Community Trust

 
Erected 1958 by The New York City Community Trust.
 
Location. 40° 30.186′ N, 74° 15.199′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker can be reached from Satterlee Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is on the house located in Staten Island's Conference House Park. Marker is in this post office area: Staten Island NY 10307, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Conference House (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Conference House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Conference House (about 300 feet away); Oldest Parish in the State (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Jersey); St. Peterís Church (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Jersey); City Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Jersey); Perth Amboy City Hall (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Jersey); The Earl of Perth (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Jersey). Click for a list of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Marker in Conference House Park Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 24, 2008
2. Marker in Conference House Park
The marker is to the left of the front door on the Billopp House.
 

 
Also see . . .  The Conference House. (Submitted on May 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
The Billopp House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 24, 2008
3. The Billopp House
The Billopp House is the last surviving pre-Revolution manor house in New York City. It is also a Registered National Historic Landmark .
 
 
Billopp House Dining Room Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 24, 2008
4. Billopp House Dining Room
 
 
Bed Room of Billopp House Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 24, 2008
5. Bed Room of Billopp House
 
 
Billopp House Office Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, May 24, 2008
6. Billopp House Office
Capt. Christopher Billopp had his office in this room. He had an unubstructed view of Raritan Bay from the window.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,003 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
 
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