Collections: History Archives & Library
Christopher House, Willowbrook Road, S.I.
A postcard containing a sepia-toned image of the Christopher House when it was located at 819 Willowbrook Road in Willowbrook, Staten Island. The earliest portion of the house is believed to have been built around 1720. The house was moved to the grounds of Historic Richmond Town in 1969.
Dates: 20th Century
Dimensions: 5.5" H x 3.5" W
Signature/Inscription: Front: Christopher House. Willowbrook Road, S.I.; Reverse: The Christopher House, erected about 1750, is said to have been the meeting place of the Committee of safety, maintained by patriot Staten Islanders during the Revolution. A large swamp close by, afforded refuge in case of discovery by the British. Lumitone Press Photo-Print, New York-Made in U.S.A.
Accession Number: WTD 3002
Credit: Gift of William T. Davis