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Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Biddle House

Heritage of New York

 
 
Biddle House plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, July 6, 2012
1. Biddle House plaque
The only NYCT plaque I've seen under plexiglass.
Inscription.  Designed in the Greek Revival style, this house was built about 1850 by Henry H. Biddle, a prominent landowner. A nearby grove, favored as a site for temperance and revival meetings, bore his family name. A large, square, glass-enclosed cupola originally surmounted the roof. George T. Brewster, the sculptor, lived in the house and used a nearby barn as his studio between 1896 and 1933.
 
Erected 1966 by The New York Community Trust.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureArts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1850.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 40° 30.333′ N, 74° 15.247′ W. Marker was in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker was at the intersection of Satterlee Street and Shore Road, on the left when traveling north on Satterlee Street. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 70 Satterlee St, Staten Island NY 10307, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. A different marker also named Biddle House (here,
Biddle House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, July 6, 2012
2. Biddle House
The plaque is to the left of the entrance.
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next to this marker); Edward Z. de Csipkes (a few steps from this marker); Reflections of a Maritime Community (within shouting distance of this marker); The Conference House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Billopp House (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Conference House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Conference House and Museum (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Conference House (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
 
Regarding Biddle House. The building is listed in the "AIA (American Institute of Architects) Guide to New York City, Fifth Edition".
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This marker has been replaced with the linked marker.
 
Also see . . .
1. The H.H. Biddle House. Entry at the Conference House site. (Submitted on September 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. George Brewster (sculptor). Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on September 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Biddle House image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, July 6, 2012
3. Biddle House
Needs some TLC.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 85 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 19, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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May. 16, 2022