The Billop House
The Conference House (also known as the Bentley Manor and the Captain Christopher Billop House)was built before 1680 and located near the southernmost tip of New York State on Staten Island. The Staten Island Peace Conference was held here on September 11, 1776, which unsuccessfully attempted to end the American Revolutionary War.
Benson John Lossing, ed. Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (vol. 7) (New York, NY: Harper and Brothers, 1912)
Courtesy the private collection of Roy Winkelman