LOCAL Historical & Cultural Resources
Alice Austen House Museum—Renown Female Photographer and Historic House Museu


SI Council on the Arts and HumanitiesArt, Culture and Local Artists of Staten Island


Garibaldi - Meucci Museum—Celebrates Italian  Heritage and two Italian Heroes


Jacques Marchais Tibetan Museum—A Unique Tibetan Art, Garden and Museum


National Lighthouse Museum—Future site


Sandy Grounds and South Shore Historic Sites


Staten Island Museum– Institute of Staten Island Arts & Sciences    


Snug Harbor Cultural Center        


Staten Island Children’s Museum

Historic Richmondtown

St. George Theatre  Visit the 1929 Theatre

Genealogy Information:

College of Staten’s Genealogy page:                                         http://www.library.csi.cuny.edu

Olive Tree:                                                                                   http://olivetreegenealogy.com/index.shtml

Roots Web                                                                                   http://Rootsweb.com



the Voorleser's house at richmondtown, staten island, new york

Historic Richmondtown– a living history village, has 15 restored buildings to visit as you step back in time. From Tavern Concerts, the Richmond County Fair and the Christmas Candlelight tours, there is lots to see! You may also visit a real working farm, Decker Farm.


Photo: The Voorlezer’s House

post car of fort wadswoth, staten island new york

National Park Service—information on events at  Fort Wadsworth, part of the Gateway National Recreational Park System , which also includes  Miller Field at New Dorp Beach  and Gateway Park at Great Kills.

The Conference House located at the southern most tip of Staten Island, Tottenville, is famous for the Peace Conference held on Sept 11, 1976. The property is owned by NYC Parks, events and tours are available. It also features an esplanade and small beach, popular for fishing.


Staten Island Outdoors


SI Zoo  -  Reptiles, Children’s Petting Zoo, Pony Rides , Special events, etc.


Visit our Parks– Greenest Borough!


Waterfront Access ; North Shore Waterfront Conservancy of Staten Island


Serpentine Commons


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Your Guide to Classic Homes and Historic Neighborhoods

Staten Island Real Estate, Neighborhood News and Discussions.


Staten Island Attractions, Museums, Open Space and the Arts

St. George Theatre, Downtown Staten ISland

Historic St. George Theatre


Located in Downtown Staten Island,

On Hyatt Street across from  Borough Hall and Farmer’s Market in St. George.


Tappen Park ,

Newly Renovated


Clove Lakes Park, Clove Lake, Staten IslandTappen Park, renovated in Stapleton, Downtown Staten Island

This nature preserve was created in 1979, saved by community activists from the bulldozers!


This is 35 areas, open to the public. The group’s focus is to preserve open space, prevent irresponsible land development, rescue land that is eroding, and restore some of the original trees, shrubs and wildlife to the area.


Enter on Van Duzer St near St. Paul’s Avenue.


More info




Serpentine Commons Nature Preserve, Grymes Hill, Staten IslandSerpentine COmmons, Grymes Hill, Spring photo, Staten Island

Downtown Staten Island