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.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
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 Touch for map. Marker is on the front of the house 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. Billopp 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); Perth Amboy Totenville Ferry Slip (approx. half a mile away in New Jersey); Thomas Mundy Peterson (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Jersey); Oldest Parish in the State (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Jersey); St. Peterís Episcopal Church & Cemetery (approx. 0.6 miles away in New Jersey); St. Peterís Church (approx. 0.7 miles away in New Jersey). 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 North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Categories. • Notable Buildings • Notable Events • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,030 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 24, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 6. submitted on September 12, 2015, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.