The Conference House

The Conference House (HM4XA)

Location: Perth Amboy, NY 10307 Richmond County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 30.186', W 74° 15.199'

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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 Rutledge.
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Erected by
Abraham Cole Chapter
Richmond County Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
May 25, 1929


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The Conference House
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark
under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935.
This site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States.

U.S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
1966
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Details
HM NumberHM4XA
Series This marker is part of the Daughters of the American Revolution series, and the National Historic Landmarks series.
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Year Placed1929
Placed ByDaughters of the American Revolution, Abraham Cole & Richmond County Chapters
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 5:15pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 563266 N 4483866
Decimal Degrees40.50310000, -74.25331667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 30.186', W 74° 15.199'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 30' 11.16" N, 74° 15' 11.94" W
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Area Code(s)718, 347
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 7455 Hylan Blvd, Perth Amboy NY 10307, US
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