1776 Peace Conference Celebration

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September 30, 2017

11am-4pm.

Conference House Park

Staten Island

All Ages

$5; $3 for children 12 and younger

Event description: Conference House Park will combine 18th century life with 21st century entertainment as it hosts this annual event. There will be a re-enactment of the Sept. 11, 1776, conference attended by Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, Edward Rutledge and British Adm. Richard Howe in an attempt to end the Revolutionary War.

Among the other attractions from the 18th century will be spinning and weaving demonstrations courtesy of the Staten Island Hand Spinners and Weavers; wood crafting; quilting; canoeing; calligraphy; tin smithing, and colonial tailoring.

Address: Hylan Boulevard and Satterlee Street
Staten Island, NY 10307
Phone: 718-869-6327
Website: conferencehouse.org

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