Benefit Concert to Support the Restoration of the Historic Guyon Tavern
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Historic Richmond Town’s Guyon Tavern, located along Richmond Road, has been a cornerstone of the Staten Island community for nearly two hundred years. It’s home to the renowned Tavern Concert Series. In past years, performers and audience members praised the acoustics and the ambiance of the candle-lit building and the cozy wood stove.
Recent damage incurred by an automobile accident left the Tavern in need of nearly $60,000 worth of repair. The Historic Richmond Town staff and Board of Directors, alongside the community have raised $45,000! We still need $15,000 for restoration and repair.
There is still time to join in the effort to save and restore this community asset! A benefit concert will be held at Historic Richmond Town in the Third County Courthouse on Saturday, March 16, 2019 featuring the music of Irish Stout and the Wahoo Skiffle Crazies.
All tickets sales from this event will enable Historic Richmond Town to make the crucial repairs to the Tavern. Limited seats are left!
We look forward to the process of restoration beginning in the Spring of 2019, with a projected completion date in time for the 2020 Tavern Concert Series.
Built as a grocery store around 1819, the Guyon Tavern has served the village of Richmond as countless businesses, most recently Puntillo’s Barber Shop. Acquired by Borough Historian Loring McMillen and the Staten Island Historical Society in the early 1950s, this historic structure has undergone two waves of restoration and has been used as an educational tool during thousands of school and public programs.