Staten Island in Richmond County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ca. 1720, addition ca. 1730
A simple 18th century farmhouse, built on Governor Thomas Donganís Staten Island manor, the original owner-builder is unknown. During the American Revolution, the house was the residence of Joseph Christopher, a member of the Richmond County Committee of Safety.
Erected by Historic Richmond Town.
Location. 40° 34.319′ N, 74° 8.853′ W. Marker is in Staten Island, New York, in Richmond County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Arthur Kill Road and Richmond Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is located in Historic Richmond Town. 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 walking distance of this marker. Site of 18th century structures (within shouting distance of this marker); Church of St. Andrew (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Patriots under Gen. Mercer (about 300 feet away); Relatives of Elizabeth Bayley Seton (about 300 feet away); Church of Saint Andrew (about 400 feet away); St. Andrewís Church (about 400 feet away); Historic Richmondtown (about 600 feet away); Rezeau-Van Pelt Family Cemetery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Staten Island.
Categories. • Notable Buildings • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 664 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 21, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.