Publications

Read announcements of new publications as well as original AHA Society articles, newsletters, book reviews, and special features.

Alexander Hamilton Statue on Nevis

Picture of the Alexander Hamilton statue unveiled by the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society on Nevis, his birth Island. On July 22, 2022, a life-size bronze statue of the US founding father and first Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton was unveiled by the...

Alexander Hamilton and Slavery

On the topic of Alexander Hamilton and slavery, the most thorough and accurate research to date is that by Michael E. Newton and Philo Hamilton entitled, “Opening a Door to Their Emancipation’ – Alexander Hamilton and Slavery,” Version 3.0, published December 21,...

Rare Artifacts at Columbia’s RBML

As part of CelebrateHAMILTON 2012, the AHA Society Executive Board arranged for a special visit at Columbia University’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library (RBML), located inside Butler Library. We were joined by Doug Hamilton, fifth great-grandson of Alexander...

Celebrating Alexander Hamilton’s Birthday in Nevis 2023

Nevis, January 11, 2023 For the first time since the AHA Society’s inception eleven years ago, members of the AHA Society Board were able to join the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society (NHCS) in person to mark together Alexander Hamilton’s birthday in his...

David Hosack to William Coleman, 17 August 1804

Five weeks after the passing of Alexander Hamilton, physician and botanist David Hosack wrote to New York Evening Post's editor William Coleman, detailing the events following the mortal wound received by Alexander Hamilton at the Hamilton-Burr duel. Source:...

The AHA Society Remembers Rand Scholet

Today, July 29, 2022, marks the one year anniversary of AHA Society Founder Rand Scholet. He served as the AHA Society's first President (2012-2019) and also served on the AHA Board (through 2020). On this day, we remember his innumerable contributions to the AHA...

Scholar: How Alexander Hamilton Impacted American Law

The Alexander Hamilton birthday celebrations in New York City this year featured a fascinating lecture by Dr. Kate Elizabeth Brown, author of the recent book Alexander Hamilton and the Development of American Law. Brown addressed an audience of Hamiltonians at an...

Happy Birthday Hamilton 2022

Thank you for joining the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society and partners for the commemoration of Alexander Hamilton’s birthday on January 11, 2022.  Events include the unveiling of a special exhibition on Alexander Hamilton's portraits in the rotunda of the Utah...

USCG Cutter Alexander Hamilton WPG-34

Did you know? The first American casualties in World War II following the December 7th attack on Pearl Harbor occured when the US Coast Guard cutter Alexander Hamilton was torpedoed by a German U-boat off the coast of Iceland in January of 1942. On August 12, 2013,...

Hamilton, Hudson River Valley, History

Originally from the Caribbean, Alexander Hamilton adopted New York City as his home. However, few people realize that Hamilton spent a great deal of time in the Hudson River Valley area of New York as well. While preparing for our Hamilton on the Hudson event, I met...

Announcements of New Publications

Destined to Be a Hamilton by Mary Anne Hamilton 

Destined to Be a Hamilton was written by Mary Anne Hamilton, widow of Alexander Hamilton’s great-great grandson, Laurens Morgan Hamilton. He had tried for decades to inform people about Hamilton’s contributions to our nation’s foundation. After Mary Anne saw Hamilton, An American Musical on Broadway in 2016, she realized why her late husband was so passionate about Hamilton’s legacy. Her book combines her incredible life stories with 90 facts about Hamilton, 70 photos, most in color, and QR Codes to online resources.

The eBook can be purchased on Amazon for $2.99. Paperback and hardcover versions are also available using the button below.

News & Articles

Book Review

HamilTEN Questions

Important Anniversaries