The estate served as headquarters for the British Army on Long Island for a brief time during the Revolutionary War. President George Washington stayed here during his tour of Long Island in 1790. The manor house is furnished with original family pieces. Docents in period dress will guide you through View furniture, accessories and architectural styles from the 1600's to the middle 1900's during docent-led tours of the manor house. Among the many rooms, you will see the bedroom where President George Washington slept.