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Conference House

New York, New York
County of Richmond.
Hylan Boulevard, Tottenville
National Register Number: 66000566
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling.
Certified Local Government: YES
This NHL offers public access.
Please contact the NHL directly for visitor information.
Current use/information: Museum.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 23, 1966):
On 11 September, 1776, this was the scene of a meeting between Lord Richard Howe and a committee of the Continental Congress. The British Admiral offered amnesty in exchange for withdrawal of the Declaration of Independence.


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