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Built in the year 1762, the Proprietary House was constructed by John Edward Pryor in the Georgian style of architecture. The mansion is one of the last standing structures of the Thirteen Colonies in the United States. Over a period of time, a number of well-known personalities like William Franklin, Mathias Bruen, etc resided at the mansion. Before the War of 1812, the building was converted into a hotel but couldn't sustain the aftermath of the war. Finally, in the 20th Century, the house went under restoration procedures and now serves as a museum. Visit the museum to know more about the men and women who contributed to the development of the country in the bygone era from the various exhibits on display.
Kearny Cottage is a famous historical residence built around 1781. A literary figure, Elizabeth Lawrence Kearny, lived here along with her family, and after last of the Kearny family passed on, the villa was converted into a museum. A tour of the villa reveals the period artifacts of its early settlers and donations from the people of the town.
The Robinson Plantation House is a historical home that dates back to the 17th Century. This frame house is now transformed into Dr. Wm. Robinson Plantation & Museum that is open to all visitors. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it is also referred to as Seventeenth Century Clark House.
Merchants and Drovers Tavern is a historic tavern that is now transformed in to a museum that chronicles the travel and leisure life of early America. For details, check website.
Do visit the Conference House while at Staten Island, which happens to be one of the oldest buildings in the vicinity and also holds significant value in American History. Built in the 17th Century, it was here where a conference was held in order to discuss ending American Revolutionary War. The house was left to ruin till The Conference House Association acquired the property in 1925 to restore the house and finally open it as a museum. The interiors of the house include vintage furniture and will surely transport you back in time.