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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Richmond County, New York

 
Clickable Map of Richmond County, New York and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Richmond County, NY (212) Kings County, NY (343) Queens County, NY (172) Hudson County, NJ (101) Middlesex County, NJ (292) Monmouth County, NJ (305) Union County, NJ (118)  RichmondCounty(212) Richmond County (212)  KingsCounty(343) Kings County (343)  QueensCounty(172) Queens County (172)  HudsonCountyNew Jersey(101) Hudson County (101)  MiddlesexCounty(292) Middlesex County (292)  MonmouthCounty(305) Monmouth County (305)  UnionCounty(118) Union County (118)
Staten Island is the county seat for Richmond County
Adjacent to Richmond County, New York
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      Queens County (172)  
      Hudson County, New Jersey (101)  
      Middlesex County, New Jersey (292)  
      Monmouth County, New Jersey (305)  
      Union County, New Jersey (118)  
 
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1 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Arrochar — Othmar Hermann Ammann1879-1965
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
2 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Arrochar — Pvt. Frederick Staats
In memory of Pvt. Frederick Staats 1894-1918Map (db m206754) WM
3 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Castleton Corners — Vietnam Veterans Memorial ParkDedicated to the "84"
Duty ★ Honor ★ CountyMap (db m193647) WM
4 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Charleston — 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
5 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Charleston — The Gericke / Winant FarmNew York State, Office of Parks, Recreation, Historic Preservation
The Gericke / Winant house was constructed by the Winant family in the late 1800's. The Winants were among Staten Island's earliest European settlers and they established the house and farm close to the ferry landing along the Arthur Kill, where . . . Map (db m207596) HM
6 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Concord — 9-11 Memorial Steel
This scared steel was recovered from the World Trade Center. It is dedicated to the memory of the 343 brave New York City firefighters who perished on that fateful morning of September 11, 2001. They gave their lives so that others may life. They . . . Map (db m181560) HM WM
7 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Concord — F.D.N.Y.Firefighters Memorial
”To live in the hearts of those left behind is not to die” In fond remembrance, we dedicate this memorial to those New York City Firefighters who as residents of Staten Island gave their lives in the line of duty while serving their fellow New . . . Map (db m208245)
8 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Concord — Honor RollWorld War II
Erected and affectionately inscribed to the memory of the heroic men and women of Concord, Staten Island, as a tribute to the self sacrificing spirit that they displayed in their country's service during the momentous years of 1941-1945 . . . Map (db m181559) WM
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9 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Concord — The Healing GardenA Living Memorial
Honoring Staten Islanders Who Perished in the World Trade Center Disaster on SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 Dedicated September 9, 2003 by the Federated Garden Clubs of New York State, Inc. “May this garden be a place of comfort, a sign of compassion, . . . Map (db m208161) HM
10 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Dongan Hills — 259 — Billiou-Stillwell-Perine House
Billou-Stillwell-Perine House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1976 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m193614) HM
11 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Dongan Hills — 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
12 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Dongan Hills — 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
13 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Dongan Hills — 300 — 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 the Vietnam . . . Map (db m160769) HM
14 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Dongan Hills — Public School 11R
The Gov. Thomas Dongan Elementary School Centennial Celebration "Dedicated to the children of Dongan Hills" Henry W. Murphy Principal June 8, 2000Map (db m212904) HM
15 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Dongan Hills — The King’s Highway
Connecting the Watering Place (Tompkinsville) with Cuckold’s Towne (now Richmond) 1705. Erected by Richmond County Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Helen Pouch, Regent 1928Map (db m161222) HM
16 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Egbertville — 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
17 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Eltingville — 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
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18 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — Arthur Von Briesen Park12.77 acres — NYC Parks —
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
19 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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
20 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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
21 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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
22 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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
23 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — Chilena
Champion Military Jumper and mount of Major Edwardo Yañez Chilean Army November 30, 1940Map (db m195053) HM
24 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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
25 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — Dry Moat and CounterscarpFort Wadsworth — Gateway Nat’l Rec Area, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
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
26 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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
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27 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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 fort . . . Map (db m21630) HM
28 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — Fort WadsworthRevolutionary War Heritage Trail
This strategic coastal location at the Narrows was used as the staging ground for the massive British invasion of Brooklyn in August 1776.Map (db m21608) HM
29 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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
30 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — Historic Fort WadsworthSince 1636 Reported missing
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
31 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — September 11, 2001 Living Memorial Grove[Von Briesen Park]
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
32 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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
33 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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 military . . . Map (db m154312) WM
34 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — 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
35 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge
Completed 1964 was the final Link on the Metropolitan Arterial System affording Through Highway Travel to the South and West. Map of the principal Routes of Travel existing previous to and during the American Revolutionary PeriodMap (db m158225) HM
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36 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — Torpedo BuildingGateway National Recreation Area, Fort Wadsworth — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
This structure, built from 1892-94, once held the key to New York Harbor’s defense. In the late 1800s, military engineers developed “torpedoes” – actually “mines” in current military terms – that could be . . . Map (db m154587) HM
37 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — Torpedo WharfGateway National Recreation Area — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
The wharf ahead, first built about 1850, was where “torpedoes” (mines) were loaded onto mine laying vessels for placement in New York harbor beginning in the 1890s. Since the torpedoes were not permanently wired in place, they were transported on . . . Map (db m154496) HM
38 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Fort Wadsworth — Verrazano – Narrows Bridge
“We found a pleasant place below steep little hills. And from among those hills a mighty deep-mouthed river ran into the sea.”     Giovanni da Verrazano, Italian explorer, 1524
Until the 1960s, the only way . . . Map (db m22320) HM
39 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Grasmere — 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
40 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Great Kills — The Great Kills Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who served their country with honorMap (db m157155) WM
41 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Huguenot — 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
42 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Huguenot — Woodrow Methodist ChurchNew York City Historic District
This church, built in 1942, is located on the site of the first Methodist church in Staten Island which dated back to 1787. The history of the congregation is associated with two pioneer American Methodist preachers, Bishop Francis Asbury and the . . . Map (db m156725) HM
43 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Lighthouse Hill — 232 — Jacques Marchais Center of Tibetan Art
Jacques Marchais Center of Tibetan Art has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009 by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m181553) HM
44 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Livingston — Livingston World War II Memorial Reported permanently removed
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. • . . . Map (db m149702) WM
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45 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Livingston — The Pelton House
This pre-Revolutionary homestead is in three distinct sections, each representing a different period. The earliest was erected in 1730, the central portion in 1776, and the third in 1832. Originally built by Johannes De Groot, the house passed to . . . Map (db m42612) HM
46 New 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. • Andersen, George A. • Anderson, . . . Map (db m181577) WM
47 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Midland Beach — 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
48 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — Carl Grillo Glass HouseChief of Design: Robert C. Johnert, RLA — Built: 1999 —
This magnificent 2,800-square-foot green house was dedicated in memory of Staten Island native and community leader Carl Grillo. He was an avid gardener who received recognition and awards for his home garden. The Glass House's three-zone heating . . . Map (db m181585) HM
49 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — Cottage RowArchitect: Richard P. Smyth (1819-1885) Formerly: Professional Staff Quarters — Built: 1885 —
Conveniently located near the Governor's House, Cottage Row served as professional staff quarters from the late 19th Century to early 20th Century. The commissary, the secretary, a fleet of engineers, gardeners, bakers, and farmers lived in their . . . Map (db m181583) HM
50 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — Music HallArchitect: Robert W. Gibson (1854-1927) — Built: 1892 —
Designed by Robert W. Gibson and built in 1892, the Music Hall is the center of Performing Arts at Snug Harbor. It is an excellent example of a late 19th Century concert hall in New York City. The exteriors ionic capitals are echoed inside where . . . Map (db m181587) HM
51 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — Neptune FountainSculptor: J.W. Fiske (1832-1903) — Built: 1898 —
A sculpture of Neptune, God of the Sea, was created in 1898 by J.W. Fiske. the fountain completed the development of the eastern side of the campus during Sailors' Snug Harbor's expansion. Over time, the original statue had to be moved into . . . Map (db m181589) HM
52 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — 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
53 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — New Brighton World War II Memorial
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54 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — POW / MIA Memorial
Dedicated to POW's / MIA by Post 248 V.F.W. All WarsMap (db m207755) WM
55 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — Randall MemorialSculptor: Robert Launitz (1806-1870) — Built: 1834 —
Without a direct heir to the Randall family fortune, Captain Robert Richard Randall's Will made a bequest that a significant portion of his assets be used to fund a home for "aged, decrepit and worn-out sailors" on his estate in Greenwich . . . Map (db m181593) HM
56 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — Robert Richard Randall
This bronze statue, cast in 1983 from the original (1883) by Augustus Saint-Gaudens, represents Robert Randall (1750-1801), benefactor of Sailors' Snug Harbor. The original is now in Sea Level, North Carolina. This replica was made possible . . . Map (db m181597) HM
57 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — Sailor's Snug HarborDesignated Landmark — New York City —
This is the finest group of Greek Revival style buildings in the United States. The original center building, of 1831-33, set the standard followed by the flanking buildings, of 1839-40, and the end of structures of 1879-80. The small Italianate . . . Map (db m181591) HM
58 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — Staten Island Museum, Building AArchitect: Richard P. Smyth (1819-1885) Formerly: A Dormitory — Built: 1879 —
Building A is the future home of the Staten Island Museum and Building H currently houses the Staten Island Museum's Staten Island History Center & Archives. Staten Island museum is dedicated to thinkers, doers and the curious seeking diverse and . . . Map (db m181595) HM
59 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — The Governor's HouseArchitect: William Ranlett (1806-1865) — Built: 1847 —
The Governor's House was inhabited by the infamous Governor of Sailors' Snug Harbor, Thomas Melville. Thomas was the brother of Herman Melville, author of Moby Dick. During his time as Governor, he was one of the toughest Governors of . . . Map (db m181581) HM
60 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — Visitor's Center & Galleries, Building C, Main HallArchitect: Minard Lafever (1798-1854) Formerly: An Administrative Building — Built: 1831-1833 —
This Greek Revival building was designed by Minard Lafever who submitted the winning design to the Trustees of Sailors' Snug Harbor design competition in 1831. Completed in 1833, it was the first building on campus and the historic cornerstone of . . . Map (db m181592) HM
61 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — William Main Doerflinger
In memory of William Main Doerflinger (1910-2000) who transcribed hundreds of sea chanteys from across the globe, taught to him by the residents of Sailors' Snug Harbor and recorded in his definitive book, Songs of the Sailor and . . . Map (db m181590) HM
62 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Brighton — World War I Memorial1917 - 1918
In Commemoration 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 264 names are given . . . Map (db m137072) WM
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63 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp — Chuck’s Garden
Dedicated to the memory of Lt. Charles Margiotta Ladder 85 His respect of nature started this garden He nurtured it until he gave his life on 9/11/01 May our respect for him help it flourish May his memory continue to grow in our . . . Map (db m219933)
64 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp — Civil Service Memorial
For those civil servants who died in the line of duty P.O. Thomas Schimenti, Jr. 1943-1979Map (db m160636)
65 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp — 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
66 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp — 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
67 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp — 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
68 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp — 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
69 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp — SSG Michael Ollis
Our Hometown Hero K.I.A. Afghanistan August 28, 2013Map (db m207602) WM
70 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp Beach — 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
71 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp Beach — Corporal Allan F. Kivlehan ParkNew Dorp Beach Park
This park commemorates Staten Island resident Corporal Allan Francis Kivlehan (1932-1950), who was raised in the local New Dorp Beach neighborhood and died at the age of eighteen, while serving this country in the Korean War. Kivlehan grew . . . Map (db m181556) HM WM
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72 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp Beach — Elm Tree Light Reported damaged
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
73 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp Beach — Miller Field Reported unreadable
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
74 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, New Dorp Beach — 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
75 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Oakwood — 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 Norway . . . Map (db m156970) HM
76 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Park Hill — POW MIA Memorial Park
You are not forgottenMap (db m181557) WM
77 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — 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
78 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — Easter Rising Memorial
In memory of the children of the 1916 Easter Rising May they rest in peace and God keep them in the palm of his handMap (db m181544) HM
79 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — Father John C. Drumgoole
Bless the unborn babies Dedicated to His love of children Nov. 25, 1995 Father John C. Drumgoole Founder Mount Loretto Nov. 23, 1883 Map (db m181543) HM
80 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — 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
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81 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — John Cardinal O'Connor Lighthouse(F.K.A. Prince's Bay Lighthouse circa 1868)
Dedicated as a memorial to His Eminence John Cardinal O'Connor Archbishop of New York 1984 - 2000 who was instrumental in providing the Mount Loretto Unique Area to the people of the State of New York for the preservation and . . . Map (db m208942) HM
82 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — 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)
83 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — Mount Loretto History
From this point, you are looking out on the 200-acre Mount Loretto Unique Area. St. Elizabeth’s hospital stood at this location for 103 years. In burned down in 1999. Other buildings, including schools, an orphanage and a villa were . . . Map (db m155326) HM
84 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — Our Veterans Memorial
This monument is dedicated to all the men and women who served in the United States Armed Forces with dignity, honor, and determination to preserve the freedom of a grateful nation. God bless our veteransMap (db m208957) WM
85 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — 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
86 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — Shrine of the Immaculate Virgin
This shrine was erected in honor of the Immaculate Virgin Mary by Misses Katherine and Helen Tracy in memory of their brothers Michael and John Tracy. ☩ Anno Domini 1935 ☩Map (db m208944) HM
87 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — 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, was home for . . . Map (db m155936) HM
88 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — 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
89 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — 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
90 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Pleasant Plains — Welcome to Mount Loretto Unique Area
This 200-acre property has five different wildlife habitat zones: marine/coastal, grassland, forest, and both tidal and freshwater wetlands. It was purchased with help from the Trust for Public Land and the Archdiocese of New York in 2000. In . . . Map (db m208940) HM
91 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Port Richmond — Burial Place
of the Dutch settlers of the North Shore until 1696 around which Port Richmond was built.Map (db m42601) HM
92 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Port Richmond — 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
93 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Port Richmond — 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
94 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Port Richmond — 301 — Faber Park and Pool
What was here before? Faber Park and Pool is located on what was once the Faber family's North Shore property. Jenny Faber, a family member living in Port Richmond, was granted a deed in 1869 to the surrounding land under and above the Kill . . . Map (db m181576) HM
95 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Port Richmond — 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
96 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Port Richmond — 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
97 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Port Richmond — 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
98 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Port Richmond — St. James Hotel
On this site stood the St. James Hotel built shortly after the American Revolution. Aaron Burr died here September 14, 1836 Originally marked by Staten Island Chapter NSDAR February 1932. Replaced September 1976. Map (db m42600) HM
99 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Port Richmond — Sullivan’s AttackAugust 22, 1777
. . . Map (db m30748) HM
100 New York, Richmond County, Staten Island, Prince's Bay — 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

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