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Old 07-16-2006, 02:35 AM
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Statenis Places to visit (Staten Island)

Hey guys...

I figured ill kick off the forum by filling you all in on some interesting places to visit on the island... (if anyone would ever like to go as a group or something let me no we could work something out)

Alice Austen House
Former home of Alice Austen, one of America's earliest and most accomplished female photographers.

Borough Hall
A designated New York City landmark that is home to the Staten Island Borough President's Office. Its lobby murals depict the history of Staten Island.

CSI Center for the Arts - College of Staten Island
The ideal performance venue for Staten Island and neighboring communities features five theatres under one roof

Conference House Park
Site of a 1776 peace conference between representatives of the Continental Congress and the Commander of British Forces during the Revolutionary War.

Fort Wadsworth - Gateway National Recreation Area
One of the oldest military sites in the United States, Fort Wadsworth guarded New York City for almost 200 years.

Garibaldi Meucci Museum
The historic home of Antonio Meucci, the true inventor of the
telephone and Giuseppe Garibaldi, who championed the unification of
the Italian state.

Historic Richmond Town
Site of the original seat of the Richmond County Government, Historic Richmond Town is New York City’s living history and museum village.

Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art
Located on Lighthouse Hill, the Jacques Marchais Museum of Tibetan Art offers visitors exposure to Tibetan Culture, complete with a realistic replication of a Buddhist Temple.

National Lighthouse Museum
On the St. George waterfront, adjacent to the Staten Island Ferry Terminal, is the future site of the National Lighthouse Center and Museum.

New York Chinese Scholar's Garden
The first Chinese Scholar's Garden in the United States.

Noble Maritime Collection
The Noble Maritime Collection features the art and writings of John A. Noble.

Richmond County Bank Ballpark
Home of the Staten Island Yankees.

St. George Theatre
Beautifully restored historic theater located in "downtown" Staten Island.

Sandy Ground Historical Museum
Founded in the early 19th century by freed black men from New York, Sandy Ground is the oldest community established by freed slaves in North America.

Snug Harbor Cultural Center
Originally a housing residence for retired seaman, Snug Harbor is an 83-acre National Historic Landmark District whose grand 19th century buildings house Snug Harbor Cultural Center and many other Cultural Organizations.

Staten Island Botanical Garden
Within the grounds of the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, The Staten Island Botanical Garden is a 53 acre natural woodland with over 20 specimen gardens.

Staten Island Children's Museum
A place where kids can learn by actively doing, not just passively watching.

Staten Island Museum (SIIAS)
The Staten Island Museum - SIIAS (the Staten Island Institute of Arts and Sciences) is devoted to the history of Staten Island and its people

Staten Island September 11 Memorial
Dedicated to the Staten Island victims of terrorist attacks.

Staten Island Zoo
New York City’s biggest little zoo features an internationally acclaimed reptile collection.
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Other fun things to do on Staten Island...


Showplace Bowling -
141 E Service Rd, Staten Island, NY
(718) 477-2695

Rabs -
1600 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY
(718) 979-1600

Bowling On The Green -
55 Mill Rd, Staten Island, NY
(718) 351-4000
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LaTourette Golf Course
1001 Richmond Hill Rd
Staten Island, NY 10306
(718) 351-1889
public, 18 hole, 6692 yds, Par 72, CR-71.3, S-121

Richmond County Country Club
1122 Todt Hill Rd
Staten Island, NY 10304
(718) 351-0600
private, 18 hole, 6619 yds, Par 71, CR-72.1, S-128

Silver Lake Golf Course
915 Victory Blvd
Staten Island, NY 10301
(718) 447-5686
public, 18 hole, 6160 yds, Par 69, CR-68.8, S-119

South Shore Golf Course
200 Huguenot Ave
Staten Island, NY 10312
(718) 984-0101
public, 18 hole, 6317 yds, Par 72, CR-68.6, S-113


Staten Island Golf Practice Center
(this is were I practice)

2727 Arthur Kill Road
Staten Island, NY 10309
Phone: 718-317-0101
Fax: 718-948-5121

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will be updated with more fun stuff as soon as possible...

200DD Upgrade

RIP Frank (FRY). You will be missed.

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Old 07-17-2006, 10:01 AM
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nice job Tony, there are also some very nice parks around staten island, so you city guys can come and see what a tree looks like....
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