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Alexander Hamilton: Indispensable Founder and Visionary

Alexander Hamilton was born on January 11 about 1754* on the island of Nevis in the British West Indies. His father had left home, and his mother died when he was about fourteen. For several years, he worked for the mercantile firm of Beekman and Cruger on St. Croix. With the financial support of his cousin, he traveled to the American Colonies in 1772 to study. After preparing for college in Elizabethtown, New Jersey, he attended King’s College in Manhattan.

Alexander Hamilton: Son of Nevis, Visionary American Founding Father

This exhibit is displayed at the Alexander Hamilton Birthplace Museum in Charlestown, Nevis, under the care of the Nevis Historical & Conservation Society (NHCS). It is a gift from the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society, 2022.

Other Hamilton Exhibitions

#hamildays: A Hamilton-Inspired Journey Through the American Antiquarian Society’s StackS

Through the encouragement of the AHA Society, the American Antiquarian Society curated an online exhibition of the #Hamildays series. This exhibition explores the history behind the musical Hamilton through historic artifacts found in the AAS archives. You can read the AHA Society guest article written by the original curator about her process of discovery during #Hamildays, as well as view the exhibition:

Alexander Hamilton: The Man Who Made Modern America

This exhibition is the online component to the ground-breaking 2004 exhibition by the New-York Historical Society, marking the 200th anniversary of Alexander Hamilton’s death. The interactive online exhibition includes a log of Hamilton letters, Hamilton quizzes, timelines, and more.

“Mill Mile” Tour at Paterson Great Falls NHP

Available as a self-guided walking tour as well as an online tour, the Mill Mile Tour explores the history and geology of the Great Falls and Historic Paterson, NJ, which was founded by Alexander Hamilton and today is a national historical park. 

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