Beautiful New York

A Celebration of the City

QUESTION:

11-01 Q BurrAaron Burr lived his last two years, and breathed his final breath, in what Staten Island neighborhood?

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2 Comments

  1. Marc Landman

    The village of port Richmond.

  2. Andrea C

    Check it out: The boardinghouse in Port Richmond at which Aaron died, later became the St James Hotel. Guests could ask to stay in Burr’s room — and sleep in the same bed! A sign over the mantel proclaimed, “Aaron Burr died in this room.” (I hope they changed the sheets…)

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