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  • Description: Tablet on wall
  • Materials: Bronze
  • Dimensions: H: 1'2" W: 1'
  • Dedicated: 1929
  • Donor: Gift of the Richmond Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution
  • Inscription: THE CONFERENCE HOUSE / 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. / ERECTED BY ABRAHAM COLE CHAPTER / RICHMOND COUNTY CHAPTER / STATEN ISLAND CHAPTER / DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION / MAY 25, 1929 /

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