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Conference House Park

Park and History Museum
7455 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY 10307, United States
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    • 3:00 PM–5:00 PM
    • 9:00 PM–10:00 PM
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    • 2:00 PM–5:00 PM
    • 7:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Wed
    • Noon–3:00 PM
    • 9:00 PM–Midnight
  • Thu–Fri
    • 2:00 PM–8:00 PM
  • Sat
    • 9:00 AM–10:00 PM
  • Sun
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM

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  • What you need to know
    Visit Staten Island V.
    historic peace treaty attempt during the Revolutionary War.(4 Tips)
    Staten Island Peace Conference was held here on Sept(3 Tips)
    Jacob S.
    pre-Revolutionary War manor house in New York City(2 Tips)
    Visit Staten Island V.
    Try to find the South Pole!(2 Tips)
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  • revolutionary war
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  • NYC Parks

    Looking for a connection? Save our list of Wi-Fi Locations in Parks, or visit to find parks with public wi-fi service in NYC.

    NYC Parks · 1 week ago
  • Lisa S.

    The views are beautiful

    Lisa Scott-Porazzo · August 10, 2014
  • 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
  • Anthony P.

    Great trails

    Anthony Pravato · September 2, 2013
  • 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
  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Exú

    It's haunted. I attended a seance there years ago. A very cool place to visit.

    Exú · December 31, 2012
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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

    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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