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Conference House Park

Park and History Museum
Tottenville, Staten Island
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  • HISTORY
    "American Revolutionary War."(4 Tips)
    NYC Parks
    "... Admiral Howe called a peace conference here in an effort to end the revolution...."(3 Tips)
    Visit Staten Island V.
    "Try to find the South Pole!"(2 Tips)
    Ryan E.
    "Great park built around the historical Conference House!"(2 Tips)
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  • Amanda R.
    The view, the running paths, and the beach.
    Amanda Ritchie · February 28
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  • Lisa S.
    The views are beautiful
    Lisa Scott-Porazzo · August 10, 2014
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  • NYC Parks
    In 1776 British Admiral Howe called a peace conference here in an effort to end the revolution. The talks failed when Howe couldn’t offer independence, and the war lasted seven more years.
    NYC Parks · October 9, 2013
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  • Anthony P.
    Great trails
    Anthony Pravato · September 2, 2013
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  • Jacob S.
    Only surviving pre-Revolutionary War manor house in New York City; site of unsuccessful peace conference in 1776
    Jacob Shemkovitz · August 27, 2013
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  • Visit Staten Island V.
    Located at the southernmost point of NY State. This expansive park has trails, a 2.5 mile beach, historic buildings, and more. One of Staten Island's Kayak Launch Points. Try to find the South Pole!
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  • Visit Staten Island V.
    Site of a historic peace treaty attempt during the Revolutionary War. There are reenactments every year. Also, over 200 acres of parkland and trails to explore.
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  • Exú
    It's haunted. I attended a seance there years ago. A very cool place to visit.
    Exú · December 31, 2012
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  • City of New York
    Did you know? This is known as the site of failed peace talks in 1776 between Benjamin Franklin, John Adams and Edward Rutledge of the Continental Army and the British to avert the Revolutionary War.
    City of New York · December 26, 2012
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  • Untapped Cities
    In 1776, Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Edward Rutledge unsuccessfully negotiated with Lord Howe to end the Revolutionary War at Conference House. Read more
    Untapped Cities · September 28, 2012
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  • Ryan E.
    Great park built around the historical Conference House! Amazing views of New Jersey and the waterways surrounding the island, pack a lunch and have a quiet place for a picnic.
    Ryan Eng · February 16, 2012
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  • NYC Parks
    Stroll along the beach with your beloved while the sun shines, and enjoy views of the Raritan Bay from the romantically lit pavilion after the sun sets.
    NYC Parks · January 27, 2012
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  • NYC Parks
    Visit NYC’s South Pole! Look out at the water at Conference House Park, the southernmost point in New York City! Read more
    NYC Parks · October 18, 2011
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  • Kirsten T.
    Historic Conference House is open Fri-Sun, 1-4pm from April-December. Admission is $3 for adults & $2 for students and seniors.
    Kirsten Teasdale · March 21, 2011
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  • HISTORY
    The Staten Island Peace Conference was held here on Sept 11, 1776, which unsuccessfully attempted to end the American Revolutionary War. It's the only pre-Revolutionary house still surviving in NYC.
    HISTORY · March 30, 2010
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  • Cristo L.
    Tienes que visitarla. Las vistas son geniales y la historia mas
    Cristo Leon · July 10, 2015
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