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Hancock House
At Chapel Avenue overlooking New York Bay, south of Caven Point
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Hancock House

Hancock House


Major General Marquis de Lafayette is said to have visited this homestead during the Revolutionary War. With its location on New York Bay, the Hancock House allowed him to observe the British forces on Staten Island and Manhattan while the war was in progress.

By: Carmela Karnoutsos
Project Administrator: Patrick Shalhoub