August 27, 1776 marks the 238th anniversary of the Battle of Brooklyn.
Explore important sites throughout the borough using our GUIDE,
and participate in other NYC area events in the coming months
that honor the New York Campaign of 1776 including the
September 11 Peace Conference and the Battle of Pell’s Point.
The Conference House was constructed
circa 1680 by Captain Christopher Billopp,
just a few years prior to the construction
of the Old Stone House by the Vechte family.