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Billop House (The Conference House)

Billop House (The Conference House)

Staten Island, New York
10307 USA

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Staten Island, NY is home to one of the most haunted places in the state, Billop House (The Conference House). Come Explore its mystery with Haunted Journeys.

THE HISTORY

 

 Billop House has a long history, starting in 1676 when British Navy Captain Christopher Billop was given this piece of land. By 1680, Capt. Billop had built the original two-story stone house, naming it "The Conference House." Additions to the home followed through 1720.
Its history is impressive and included many notable visitors like Benjamin Franklin and John Adams. Edward Rutledge met with British Lord Admiral Richard Howe here to negotiate the peace treaty that would give the colonies independence from England.

THE HAUNTINGS

A servant girl, who was accused of spying on Billop for the colonists during the Revolutionary War died on the property. It is said her ghost, Billop's ghost and the ghosts of British Redcoats still haunt the house today.

It was featured on Haunted History and Most Haunted.

 

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Date added: Jan/24/2017 | Last time updated: Apr/09/2020
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