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Historic Richmond Town

Historic Richmond Town

 

Richmond County Fair 2019

Name: Historic Richmond Town
Phone Number: (718)-351-1611
Fax Number:
Email: [email protected]
Web Site: https://www.historicrichmondtown.org/
Google listing: https://goo.gl/maps/BEfX6Kbkbt59k5YcA
Address: 441 Clarke Ave, Staten Island, NY 10306
Town/Neighborhood: Richmond Town
Section of Island: Mid-island
Hours of operation/class times/service times:Wednesday-Sunday, 11am-5pm

Description: Historic Richmond Town was founded as the Staten Island Historical Society in 1856. The institution still uses both names but is more popularly known as Historic Richmond Town. The museum’s focus is to create opportunities for the public to explore the diversity of the American experience from the colonial period to the present.
Main category 1: Museum
Main category 2: Historical Museum
Main category 3: Education
Main category 4: Non-Profit
Keywords: museum, historical museum, living history town, museum complex, period museum, family farm, museum exhibits, special events, history, living history, tours, museum,
Latitude, Longitude: 40.5709° N, 74.1456° W
Public Transportation (Include Buses, Train Stop): Located in the heart of Staten Island, Historic Richmond Town is a 15-minute drive from all bridges and a 30-45 minute ride from the Staten Island ferry on the S74 bus. We have FREE parking. If you are visiting us from midtown Manhattan by public transportation, you will have a relaxing trip via ferry, but please expect 90 minutes of travel time to and from Historic Richmond Town. Local bus routes: Sim15, S54, S74, S84
Closest Major Intersection: Arthur Kill Rd. and Clarke Ave.
Floor Business is On: N/A
Wheelchair Access:Some buildings Historic Richmond Town is a living history village, historical museum, and arboretum. The campus includes paved and unpaved roads that lead to the various public spaces, including historic buildings restored to resemble their original construction from the 17th-19th centuries. While many of the site’s buildings have wheelchair-accessible entrances, such as the Museum and Visitor Center at the 3rd County Courthouse, wheelchair access to many of the historic structures on site varies. We recognize this may make it difficult for everyone to have the same visitor experience and we are dedicated to making sure guests with disabilities have an amazing and inclusive experience.
Restroom On Site? Yes
Parking (On-street Free, Metered, Lot): parking lot
Type of Non-Profit: nonprofit cultural organization
Organization’s Mission Statement: Historic Richmond Town interprets and restores a living history village, operates a historical museum, and collects and preserves material culture to inspire engagement with and understanding of the diverse histories of Staten Island.
Link To Yelp Reviews:https://www.yelp.com/biz/historic-richmond-town-staten-island
Link To Facebook Page: facebook.com/historicrichmondtown/
Link To Instagram Page: instagram.com/historicrichmondtown/?hl=en
Number of Staff/Volunteers: Staff: 50, Volunteers: 1-50
Executive Director’s Name and title (owner/manager/etc.): Jessica B. Phillips
Link to events page on web site, if applicable:historicrichmondtown.org/events-2
Accepted payment for Admission/Donation, if applicable (Cash, Credit., PayPal, EasyGo, Bitcoin): cash and all major credit cards; general admission $10.
Year established: 1856
Programs of Interest:
Richmond County Fair
Pumpkin Picking at Decker Farm
Candlelight Tours
Old Home Day
Independence Day Weekend

 

Richmond County Fair 2019. Image Credit – StatenIslander.org


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