Port Richmond on Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
August 22, 1777
Routed British Provincials
at Decker’s Ferry Nearby
Staten Island Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
Rededicated April 1998
Erected 1930 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Staten Island Chapter.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1930.
Location. 40° 38.247′ N, 74° 7.933′ W. Marker is on Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. It is in Port Richmond. Marker is on Park Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in Veterans Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Staten Island NY 10302, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Founding of the Dutch Church (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reformed Protestant Dutch Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Five Brothers (approx. 0.2 miles Burial Place (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. James Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Faber Park and Pool (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Faber Park and Pool (approx. 0.3 miles away); Staten Island / Trinity Church Cemetery (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
Also see . . . Veterans Park. New York City Department of Parks & Recreation website. (Submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,097 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 16, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.