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Historic Richmond Town

. Description:  Staten Island saw Dutch, English, and French settlers, British troops in the revolution,  and early suburban development. This was the former County Seat, and restoration was begun with the conversion of the 1848 County Clerk's and Surrogate's Office to a museum.  Other buildings were restored on site or moved from elsewhere.  
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How to find: 
Address:
441 Clarke Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10306

Parent Organization:
Staten Island Historical Society & the City of New York
Contacts
Phone 718 351-1611
URL
Historic Richmond Town
   www.historicrichmondtown.org
Hours:
Dates Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Sep-Jun (guided tours) 1 - 5     1 - 5 1 - 5 1 - 5 1 - 5
Jul-Aug  (self-guided) 1 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5 10 - 5
Season  Closed Easter, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year's Day
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Admission:
Criteria
Child

Student

Adult

Senior

Groups

As of FEB 2008  5-17 $3.50
under 5 free
   $5  $4 20+ with reservation = 10% discount
Special Fees:  AAM members Free
Additional Group Info: 718 351-1611 ext 266
Special Tours & Pricing:
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On Site Features:
What kind of visit you can have:    27 buildings are on site, many open with restored interiors.  The focal point is the 1837 Courthouse and Visitor Center.  There are seasonal demonstrations of daily activities.  Tour guides and demonstrations of crafts and other activities are available seasonally
Big Events: Suggested Stay:
Period 1690-1910 Type of Site Village
Buildings: Courthouse(1837), museum (1848), a dozen houses (1695-1910), railroad station (1888), parsonage (1855),  County Clerk's & Surrogate's Office (1848), store (1819), outhouse (1865), sawmill, carpenter shop, print shop, general store, tinsmith shop, school (1907), town bridge (1845), carriage & wagon manufactory
Interpreters: Yes Craftspeople:
Special Programs:
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On Site Amenities:
Eating Name/Capacity Hours Type of food
Picnic
Vending/
Snacks
M Bennett Refreshments
Restaurant Parsonage House full service
Shopping Shop Merchandise Hours
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Availability Contact
Trails/Hiking  
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