“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Staten Island, New York

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1New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — 102nd Observation Squadron
Men who joined the 102nd Observation Squadron during WWII 1941 to 1945 177 names on Plaque 1 80 names on Plaque 2 Map (db m160090) HM WM
2New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — 1917 - In Commemoration - 1918
1917 - In Commemoration – 1918 of the boys of Saint Peter’s Parish who gave their lives and services in the World War that Liberty might live Most Rev. P.J. Hayes, D.D. Chaplin Bishop Monsignor Charles A. Cassidy, LL.D. Chaplin . . . Map (db m137072) WM
3New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — 5910 Amboy RoadNew York City Designated Landmark
This Greek Revival frame house was erected in 1840 by an unknown builder. The house is situated on one of Staten Island’s oldest thoroughfares which was laid out in 1709 as the major stagecoach road between Philadelphia and New York. The central . . . Map (db m155103) HM
4New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Arthur Von Briesen Park12.77 acres
This park on the northeastern shore of Staten Island occupies the site of the former estate of Arthur Von Briesen (1843-1920). A native of Germany, Von Briesen immigrated to the United States in 1858 at the age of 15. After enduring some . . . Map (db m154037) HM
5New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Battery CatlinGateway National Recreation Area, Fort Wadsworth — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
This fire control tower was built for officers to observe the accuracy of shells fired from nearby batteries. If the rounds missed their targets, the officers telephoned the change of firing coordinates to adjust the big guns’ aim. Battery . . . Map (db m154228) HM
6New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Battery DuaneFort Wadsworth — Gateway National Recreation Area —
Crumbling over time, these concrete platforms mark where large guns once guarded New York Harbor. In the late 1800s, a Glacis Mortar Battery – once located just beyond these ruins – could lob projectiles onto enemy ships entering the . . . Map (db m149658) HM
7New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Battery WeedFort Wadsworth — Gateway Nat’l Rec Area —
Begun in 1847, this granite structure was finally completed during the Civil War. Its four-tier design allowed up to 116 guns to skip cannonballs across the Narrows. However, by the mid-1860s bigger, more-accurate guns could destroy a stone fort . . . Map (db m21627) HM
8New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Battery Weed
Begun 1n 1847, this granite structure was finally completed during the Civil War. Its four-tier design allowed up to 116 guns to skip cannonballs across the Narrows. However, by the mid-1860s bigger, more-accurate guns could destroy a stone fort . . . Map (db m154675) HM
9New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Battle of the Bulge
World War II: Battle of the Bulge Belgium and Luxembourg, Dec. 16, 1944-Jan. 25, 1945 At dawn on Dec. 16, 1944, three powerful German armies plunged headlong into the rugged hills and dense forests of the Ardennes region of Belgium and . . . Map (db m154945) WM
10New York (Richmond County), Staten island — Biddle HouseHeritage of New York
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 . . . Map (db m156449) HM
11New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Billopp HouseLandmarks of New York
Built by and for Christopher Billopp about 1680, this house was long a center of colonial hospitality. It is known also as “Conference House” because Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Edward Rutledge met here with Lord Howe at his . . . Map (db m7891) HM
12New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Bishop Francis Asbury
Commemorating the first sermon preached by Bishop Francis Asbury in the state of New York June 9, 1771 near this site at the home of Peter van Pelt on Woodrow Road From such auspicious beginnings the Methodist Church at Woodrow became . . . Map (db m156657) HM
13New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Burial Place
of the Dutch settlers of the North Shore until 1696 around which Port Richmond was built.Map (db m42601) HM
14New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Charleston War Memorial
E pluribus unum Dedicated to the men and women of the community of Charleston who devotedly served their country in time of war 1957Map (db m156572) WM
15New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Christopher HouseCa. 1720, addition ca. 1730
A simple 18th century farmhouse, built on Governor Thomas Dongan’s 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 . . . Map (db m42621) HM
16New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Church of Saint AndrewDesignated Landmark • New York City
Reminiscent of English Norman Parish Churches built in the 12th century, this structure was created in 1872 by architect William M. Mersereau. It was constructed using stone walls of the first church building on the site which was erected between . . . Map (db m30820) HM
17New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Church of St. Andrew
The Church of St. Andrew was founded in 1708, and the first church building was completed in 1712 on land given in 1711 by William Tillier. In 1713 Queen Anne granted the church a charter and presented valued gifts including a chalice and paten. . . . Map (db m30813) HM
18New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Civil Service Memorial
For those civil servants who died in the line of duty P.O. Thomas Schimenti, Jr. 1943-1979Map (db m160636)
19New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Commodore John BarryFather of the American Nacy
To the memory of Commodore John Barry Father of the American Navy Born County Wexford Ireland 1739 Died in Philadelphia 1803 Erected by the John Barry Council AARIR* Staten Island New York October 29 1939 *American Association for the . . . Map (db m83182) HM
20New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Conference House
In September 1776, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Edward Rutledge met here with British Lord Howe in an unsuccessful negotiation for peace. Revolutionary War Heritage TrailMap (db m8727) HM
21New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Conference House
Christopher Billop’s c. 1680 grand stone manor is named in memory of the 1776 conference convened at the House in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War. It is a National Historic Landmark listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is . . . Map (db m42669) HM
22New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — CYO Memorial Tree
If the heart is not cultivated all is lost…” - Fr. John C Drumgoole 1876 The Father Drumgoole CYO summer day camp began July 1, 1996 dedicated to the memory of this gentle priest. Today August 2, 1996, as we plant this tree to . . . Map (db m155611) HM
23New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Daniel D. Tompkins1774 - 1825
Governor of the State of New York 1807 – 1817 Vice-President of the United States 1817-1825 and a resident of Staten Island. Among many meritorious acts he aided the passage of the law abolishing slavery within the state, added to the . . . Map (db m42616) HM
24New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Defending New York Harbor
“ . . . [the Narrows are] the place pointed out by nature for the defense of the harbor . . . ”     Prussian General Friedrich von Steuben, Aide to General George Washington during the Revolutionary War How do you protect . . . Map (db m21624) HM
25New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Dongan Hills WWII Memorial
In honor of the men and women of Dongan Hills who answered their country’s call in World War II and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice Donated by Mr. & Mrs. Frank Gallano in loving memory of their daughter H. Bianco . . . Map (db m160909) WM
26New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Dry Moat and CounterscarpFort Wadsworth — Gateway Nat’l Rec Area —
From 1859 to 1876, army engineers built these 30-foot-high granite walls to form this corridor. In military terms, Fort Tompkin’s scarp (wall to your right) now faced a counterscarp (wall to your left), creating a 30-foot-wide dry moat. . . . Map (db m21648) HM
27New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Edgewater Village HallNew York City Designated Landmark
This structure was built in 1889 as a municipal and city magistrate’s courthouse. Originally serving the village of Edgewater, this Romanesque Revival hall is a superb example of Victorian architecture that has admirably fulfilled the civic need of . . . Map (db m159250) HM
28New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Egbert Square
For God and Country Egbert Square named in honor of Arthur Stanley Egbert Sea 2C USNRF who died in the sinking of the USS President Lincoln on May 31, 1918, and dedicated to the men and women of Port Richmond and Graniteville who devotedly . . . Map (db m149701) WM
29New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Elm Tree Light
Approaching port, a skipper has to contend with rocks, tides, shoals and vessels suddenly looming out of the fog Land seems to crowd in on either side. An immense elm tree stood at the foot of New Dorp Lane, according to a 1797 map. Ships . . . Map (db m159842) HM
30New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Faber Park and Pool4.25 Acres
Faber Park and Pool is located on what was once the north shore home of the Faber family. Their lead pencil manufacturing company was begun by Caspar Faber in Stein, Germany in 1761. A century later, his descendant Eberhard Faber (d.1879) came to . . . Map (db m42655) HM
31New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Father Capodanno Memorial
In memory of Father Vincent Capodanno Medal of Honor Viet Nam, 1967 Erected by S.I. Marine Corps League and its benefactors 1977 Reverse side: Father Capodanno born on Staten Island Feb. 13 1929 For his actions on a . . . Map (db m149150) WM
32New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Five Brothers
In honor of Five Brothers from Staten Island who served in the Revolutionary War Joshua Mersereau, 3rd Quarter Master General Col. Jacob Mersereau Cornelius Mersereau, soldier Capt. John Mersereau Paul Mersereau, sailor Erected by the Staten . . . Map (db m42604) HM
33New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Fort TompkinsFort Wadsworth — Gateway Nat’l Rec Area —
Two forts, both named Fort Tompkins, have occupied this hill. In 1814 the state of New York started the first Fort Tompkins – a pentagon-shaped stone structure with round bastions at each of the five angles. Never fully completed, the first . . . Map (db m21630) HM
34New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Fort Wadsworth
This strategic coastal location at the Narrows was used as the staging ground for the massive British invasion of Brooklyn in August 1776. Revolutionary War Heritage TrailMap (db m21608) HM
35New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Fort WadsworthGateway National Recreation Area
Fort Wadsworth side: Point, counterpoint. As one nation improves its offensive weapons, another revamps its defenses. It’s the story of military history, and Fort Wadsworth tells it as well as any place in America. British soldiers built the . . . Map (db m21694) HM
36New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Founding of the Dutch Church
In 1665, a small group of the first Dutch settlers to come to the shores of this island banded together for the worship of Almighty God. Through three centuries faithful men and women have continued this ministry to the community, the nation, and . . . Map (db m42609) HM
37New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — G.A.R. Veterans of the Civil War Memorial
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38New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Garibaldi Memorial
This house was the home of the Italian liberator, Giuseppe Garibaldi, who fled to America after the collapse of the republic in Italy in 1849. He came to Staten Island in 1850 and lived here with his friend, Antonio Meucci, who worked on the . . . Map (db m139580) HM
39New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Giovanni VerrazzanoDiscovered Staten Island in 1524
Giovanni Verrazzano Native of Florence Italy Discovered Staten Island April 17 1524 Staten Island Italian Historical Society 1956Map (db m83219) HM
40New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Gretta Moulton Gate
Gretta Moulton Was a Heroine of the Environmental Movement That Saved High Rock Park in 1965. An Inspired Leader of Early Efforts to Preserve the Greenbelt, She was also a Trustee of the Staten Island Institute of the Arts and Sciences and the . . . Map (db m106345) HM
41New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Historic Fort WadsworthSince 1636
As its discoverer in 1574, Verrazzano observed the surrounding terrain and called it Agoleme. Upon this high ground Lenape Indians gazed down on Hudson’s Half Moon as it sailed through the Narrows in 1609. In 1636, the Dutch erected . . . Map (db m149692) HM
42New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Historic RichmondtownRevolutionary War Heritage Trail
The village of Richmond was occupied by the British from 1776-1783. Prior to 1776, the Committee of Safety met at the Christopher House to keep order and support the Continental Army.Map (db m30773) HM
43New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Hurricane Sandy Memorial Garden
South Beach Civic Association Hurricane Sandy Memorial Garden October 29, 2012 Always in our hearts and prayers Pres. Joseph McAllister Jr. Vice Pres. Rose Ann McAllister Donated by the LL Hifgenaar Co. Inc. In Memory Of Beatrice . . . Map (db m160249) HM
44New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Huttner-Pasqualini Post, American Legion Memorial
In honor of all men and women who served in the Armed Forces of our country and in memory of those who gave their lives in its defense. Dedicated by Huttner-Pasqualini Post No. 1367 American LegionMap (db m161011) HM
45New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — In Loving Memory of Sister Mary AnnNee Yolanda de Comeau
This tablet is erected by the girls of St. Joseph’s Home for the Blind Mount Loretto, New York. Assisted by their friend Mr. George L. Duval, she founded this home, gave it her fortune and dedicated her life to its care. She lavished her love . . . Map (db m155546) HM
46New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — In Memory of Lieutenant Vincent R. CapodannoChaplain Corps — United States Naval Reserve —
who gallantly gave his life in the cause of freedom although his only weapon was faith Lieutenant Capodanno, a Catholic chaplain, was born in Staten Island on February 13, 1929. He was posthumously presented this nation’s highest award for . . . Map (db m158062) WM
47New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Jerome X. O'Donovan PondReed's Basket Willow Swamp Park
This pond is named after Jerome X. O’Donovan (1944 – 2014), more commonly known as “Jay” O’Donovan, a lifelong Staten Island resident and decorated Marine Corps Veteran who earned two bronze stars and a promotion to Captain during . . . Map (db m160769) HM
48New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Joseph W. Palmer
Served 1777 and 1778 in Col. Moses Jaque’s New Jersey Regiment. In March 1779 he entered the Navy. He was wounded by a musket ball in the right leg from which he suffered until death in 1851.Map (db m42613) HM
49New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Korean War Veterans Park
Marker 1: Veterans of the Korean War 25 June 1950 – July 27 1953 We honor Staten Islanders who served Marker 2: 1950 – Freedom is not free – 1953 24 deceased members of the U.S. Army 10 deceased members of the U.S. . . . Map (db m156813) HM WM
50New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Livingston World War II Memorial
In honor of the Men and Women of Livingston who served our country in World War II and in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice Adams, Harold H. • Adams, James B. • Adams, Kenneth H. • Anderson, George A. • Anderson, James W. • Barbes, . . . Map (db m149702) HM
51New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Maritime New York
The National Lighthouse Center and Museum is located on-shore of the greatest harbor in America. The harbor and its adjacent tributaries contain one of the best collection (sic) of lighthouses and historic sites. Illustations: 15 individual . . . Map (db m157688) HM
52New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Michael J. Leonard Memorial Plaza
To honor the memory of Cpl. Michael J. Leonard U.S. Army Killed in Action France July 16, 1918 and all deceased members of Grasmere Post No.119 American Legion May 30, 1968Map (db m158357) WM
53New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Midland Beach Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to those who served and died World War I Charles C. Kreider World War II Joseph Aloi John J. Kohm James J. Malloy Andrew T. Ott Charles E. Steiniger Korea John J. Craig Paul E. Pakidis, Jr. Vietnam Louis W. . . . Map (db m159688) WM
54New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Miller Field
This open space was an airfield. In 1919 the Army purchased the Vanderbilt Farm, removed trees, fences and shrubbery, and laid one sod runway diagonally across the cleared pasture. The base became part of the New York harbor defense system. Out . . . Map (db m159992) HM
55New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Mount Loretto Bluffs
The bluffs are a fragile part of the Mount Loretto Unique Area. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is working to preserve this feature. From here, you see magnificent views of Raritan Bay. The bluffs consist of soils found . . . Map (db m155238) HM
56New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Mount Loretto History
From this point, you are looking out on the 200-acre Mount Loretto Unique Area. St. Elizabeth’s hospital (sic) stood at this location for 103 years. In burned down in 1999. Other buildings, including schools, an orphanage and a villa were also on . . . Map (db m155326) HM
57New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Neville House
This impressive country residence, built about 1770 by Captain John Neville, a retired naval officer, is one of the few large Pre-Revolutionary houses still standing in New York City. The enframed doorway with its handsome moldings and the molded . . . Map (db m103183) HM
58New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — New Brighton World War II Memorial
This tablet has been erected to honor the men and women of New Brighton who answered their country’s call in World War II     1941 – 1945 *   *   *   *   * Dedicated by Donegan – McGinley – Landy Post No. 1366 The American Legion . . . Map (db m42630) HM
59New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — New Dorp Beach Memorial1941-1945
In honor of the men and women of New Dorp Beach who served their country in World War II especially those who made the supreme sacrificeMap (db m105719) WM
60New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — New Dorp WWII Memorial
New Dorp honors its men and women who have served in the Armed Forces during the Second World War 1941-1945Map (db m160388) HM
61New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — New Dorp, S.I. Honor Roll
To commemorate the patriotism and perpetuate the names of those who served with honor in the World War 1917-18, this tablet is erected by the citizens of New Dorp S.I. Honor Roll James M. Beauchamp • John Bolice • Thomas Brown • Arthur Britcher . . . Map (db m30967) HM
62New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Nicholas De Matti Playground2.343 acres
Nicholas De Matti Playground is one of nine playgrounds that Parks built through a war memorial fund. They opened simultaneously on July 15, 1934. Nicholas De Matti was a Private, First Class, in Company K, 310th Infantry, 78th Division, and a . . . Map (db m158616) HM WM
63New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — North American River Otters
Lontra canadensis Habitat: Shores of rivers, marshes and bays Range: North America Status: Threatened Slip Slidin’ Away The streamlines form and webbed feet combined with the thick, tapered and muscular tail lends for speedy . . . Map (db m106343) HM
64New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Original Moravian ChurchLandmarks of New York
Built as the first Moravian church of Staten Island in 1763, this structure of Dutch Colonial style served as combined church and parsonage until 1845 when the new church was constructed. It has been used as a church school and a cemetery office. . . . Map (db m160468) HM
65New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Othmar Hermann Ammann
World Renowned Civil Engineer Othmar Hermann Ammann 1879-1965 This memorial has been placed by his colleagues at this site His last and greatest work The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge American Society of Civil Engineers and Metropolitan . . . Map (db m158465) HM
66New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Patriots under Gen. Mercer1776
In memory of the Patriots who under General Hugh Mercer crossing from Perth Amboy [N.J.] surprised and overcame the enemy on this spot on October 16, 1776, taking twenty prisoners besides arms and ammunition. Two of the Americans were killed and . . . Map (db m30808) HM
67New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Pleasant Plains Memorial
In Memoriam To the soldiers and sailors of the Fifth Ward who made the supreme sacrifice. Heroic Dead George C. Androvette – Philip P. Glismann Walton U. Beauvais – Alonzo Herbstreet Martin O. Brown – Clarence Klinger . . . Map (db m155700) HM
68New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Quarantine Boarding StationRosebank, Staten Island, New York
Preventing Infectious Disease For many years, this boarding station helped to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in the United States. From 1783 to 1971, officers working at this station boarded and inspected thousands of ships coming . . . Map (db m103809) HM
69New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Reformed Protestant Dutch ChurchLandmarks of New York
Built in 1845 in Greek Revival style, this is the third church on the site. The first, a hexagonal wooden building erected in 1714, was destroyed by the British during the Revolution. The original license to the Dutch congregation signed by . . . Map (db m42602) HM
70New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Relatives of Elizabeth Bayley Seton
In Memory of the Relatives of Elizabeth Bayley Seton who are buried in this churchyard Reverend Richard Charlon, D.D. her grandfather, Rector of St. Andrew’s Church from 1747 until is death in 1777. Mary Bayeux Charlton, her grandmother, Wife of . . . Map (db m35915) HM
71New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Rev. John C. Drumgoole.
Born in Ireland 1820 Ordained Priest 1869. Appointed spiritual director of St. Vincent’s Home for Boys, Warren St., N.Y. 1871. Founded 1877 The Mission of the Immaculate Virgin. Died March 28, 1888. Requiescat In Pace.Map (db m155560) HM
72New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Rezeau-Van Pelt Family CemeteryHistoric Richmond Town
A rare surviving 18th century private graveyard, this cemetery was used by the Rezeau and descendent Van Pelt and Wheatley families. The earliest grave is Jacob Rezeau, 1789. The large center gravestone commemorates Susanna Van Pelt and John A. Van . . . Map (db m30852) HM
73New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Roald Amundsen Memorial
Erected in Honor of Captain Roald Amundsen Discovered of the Northwest passage, June 1903 – August 29, 1905 and discovered of the South Pole Dec.14, 1911. He crossed the North Pole May 12, 1928 in the airship NORGE. He was born in . . . Map (db m156970) HM
74New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Rose and Crown Tavern
Tablet marking the site of the Rose and Crown Tavern Erected by The Huguenots in 1665 Demolished in 1854 This Inn was occupied during the Revolution by General William Howe as his Headquarters and here the Declaration of . . . Map (db m37245) HM
75New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Rosebank 9-11 Memorial
September 11, 2001 Peggy Jezycki-Alario - F.F. James Michael Gray Walter Barab - Kristen Montanaro F.F. Robert Cutatolo – Alan N. Palumbo Louis Joseph Minervino For all who were lost and will never be forgottenMap (db m159134) HM
76New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Rosebank Honor Roll
Veterans of World War II God be with our defenders Hundreds of names, mostly alphabetized, with no differentiations.Map (db m159012) WM
77New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Saint Mary’s ChurchRoll of Honor — 1917 – 1919 —
Rev. Edward J. Tierney – Corp. Michael J. Leonard Lieut. William J. Hever – Pvt. Frederick Staats “Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends” St. John XV – 13 Erected by . . . Map (db m158739) WM
78New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Seguine MansionLemon Creek Park
A stately Greek Revival structure, the Seguine House faces Prince’s Bay on the southern shore of Staten Island. Built in 1838 by Joseph H. Seguine (1801-1856), the house is a physical reminder of the classical architecture and thriving commerce of . . . Map (db m155032) HM
79New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove
This grove of flowering trees is a living memorial dedicated to the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. It is a passive space for quiet contemplations. This is one of the five Living Memorial Groves, one in each borough, with clear views of . . . Map (db m154102) HM
80New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Site of 18th century structures
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81New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — South CliffGateway National Recreation Area, Fort Wadsworth — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
These platforms are all that remain of gun batteries from the late 1800s and early 1900s. The oldest layer, made mostly of granite, supported the South Cliff battery here during and after the Civil War. Nine 15-inch-diameter Rodmans – the . . . Map (db m154823) HM
82New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — St. Alban’s Episcopal ChurchFormerly Church of the Holy Comforter — New York City Designated Landmark —
Located in the old village of Eltingville, this mid-nineteenth century rural church is constructed of board-and-batten siding according to the precepts of the prominent landscape architect, Andrew Jackson Downing, who advocated the versatility of . . . Map (db m157290) HM
83New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — St. Andrew’s Church
Welcome to this historic parish church founded in 1708 and chartered by Queen Anne in 1713, British headquarters during the Revolutionary War, family parish of Saint Elizabeth Bayley Seton and Mother Episcopal Church of Staten Island. Despite our . . . Map (db m42624) HM
84New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — St. Elizabeth’s
As you look past the statue of Father Drumgoole and let your gaze drift down to the bay, you will see the property that comprised the “Girls’ Side” of the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin. The building pictured here, St. Elizabeth’s, . . . Map (db m155936) HM
85New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — St. James Hotel
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86New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — St. Mary’s Church War Memorials
Plaque 1: 1917-1919 Erected by the Holy Name Society, Branch 159, in honor of the men of St. Mary’s Parish Rosebank Staten Island New York City who fought in the World War Plaque 2: 1941-1945 In honor of our brothers who served our . . . Map (db m158883) WM
87New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Staten Island Civil War Memorial
Sacred to the memory of our Defenders the noble and gallant men who died in the late Civil War. [ Lower Marker: ] In memory of the gallant men who died in the Civil War Presented by Beauvais – Hudson Post 126       American Legion . . . Map (db m155561) HM
88New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Staten Island War Dog Memorial
“They protected and watched over us at home and on the field of battle. We are forever grateful for their undying loyalty, devotion, and faithful service. They are not forgotten A tribute and honor in recognition and dedication to all . . . Map (db m154312) WM
89New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Staten Island World War I Memorial
America over the top Reverse: Erected by the residents of Public School Dist. 26 in honor of the 75 men who left to fight in the great World War. We lovingly inscribe the names of those who paid the supreme sacrifice. Edward . . . Map (db m19261) HM
90New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Staten Island World War I Memorial
In proud memory of Staten Island men who died in the service of our country in the war with Germany 1914-1919 A list of 150 names follows.Map (db m126383) WM
91New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — Sullivan’s AttackAugust 22, 1777
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92New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — The 1907 Lamp ShopNational Lighthouse Museum — Museum Reception, Museum Store, Auditorium & Lighthouse Exhibits —
The 1907 lamp shop will be the first building renovated and opened as the National Lighthouse Center & Museum. High ceilings on the first floor will allow for the installation of a 100 seat auditorium/theater. The building will also contain the . . . Map (db m157831) HM
93New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — The Administration BuildingNational Lighthouse Museum — Museum offices, research and archival storage —
The Administration Building was built in 1869-71 and the wings were added in 1901. The 1869 building was designed by Alfred B. Mullet (1834 -1890) who was supervising architect for the U.S. Treasury Department. Other notable buildings by Mullet . . . Map (db m157606) HM
94New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — The BarracksNational Lighthouse Museum — Library, Archives and Workshops —
Constructed as a warehouse, this building is not only the oldest on the site, it may predate the Lighthouse Depot. It has a gable roof with simple cornice, a symmetrical and unadorned façade punctuated by plain six over six double-hung windows. The . . . Map (db m157937) HM
95New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — The Bells of the Church of Saints Joachim and Ann
Cast in 1892, these bells hung in the steeple of the Church of Mount Loretto still standing opposite them today. For many years, the children, sisters, priests and staff of the Mission of the Immaculate Virgin answered their call to prayer every . . . Map (db m155750) HM
96New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — The Church of Saint Joachim – Saint Ann
The Mission of the Immaculate Conception acknowledges with prayerful gratitude the Staten Island Advance for initiating an appeal for funds, the residents of Staten Island, and all the friends of Mount Loretto for contributing to this appeal to . . . Map (db m155204) HM
97New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — The Conference House
< Lower Plaque: > Long known as “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 . . . Map (db m7889) HM
98New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — The Four Chaplains
It was here at the former Army Port of Embarkation, Pier 11, in Stapleton, Staten Island, that the USAT Dorchester loaded with a contingent of officers and men left port on the morning of January 22nd, 1943 for a destination unknown to meet a . . . Map (db m154393) HM WM
99New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — The Great Kills Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who served their country with honorMap (db m157155) WM
100New York (Richmond County), Staten Island — The Hiker
Hiker Monument erected in commemoration of the heroes of all wars in which our beloved country was engaged for the principles of democracy and a lasting civilization Joseph S. Decker Camp No 20, Dept. N.Y. – United Spanish War veterans [ . . . Map (db m42618) HM

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