Tottenville on Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Conference House
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“The Billopp House”
built before 1700
In this house on September 11, 1776 after the Battle of Long Island a Peace Conference was held between Lord Howe, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Edward Rutledge.
Abraham Cole Chapter
Richmond County Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
May 25, 1929
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has been designated a
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935.
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States.
U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1929 by Daughters of the American Revolution, Abraham Cole & Richmond County Chapters.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Buildings Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), the Former U.S. Presidents: #02 John Adams, and the National Historic Landmarks series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1930.
Location. 40° 30.186′ N, 74° 15.199′ W. Marker is on Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. It is in Tottenville. Marker can be reached from Satterlee Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is on the front of the house in Staten Island's Conference House Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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 marker. Billopp House (here, next to this marker); Conference House and Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Conference House (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Conference House (about 300 feet away); Reflections of a Maritime Community (about 800 feet away); Biddle House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Edward Z. de CsipkesVeterans Memorial Park (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
Also see . . . The Conference House. (Submitted on May 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,335 times since then and 111 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 6. submitted on September 12, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.