Liberty Hall Museum
Built in 1772 by New Jersey’s first governor, William Livingston View More
The Annual CelebrateHAMILTON program, hosted by the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society (AHA), celebrates Alexander Hamilton’s life and legacy. The program in Elizabeth focuses on Alexander Hamilton and how Elizabeth, NJ shaped him.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | SILOAM HOPE / FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH 42 Broad St. Elizabeth, NJ 07201
12:00 - 1:30 PM LUNCH BREAK | DOLCE LOUNGE 17 Broad St. Elizabeth, NJ 07201 (0.1 Miles From Elizabeth Public Library)
CITY TAVERN 1109 Elizabeth Ave, Elizabeth, NJ 07201 (0.2 Miles From Elizabeth Public Library)
1:30 - 2:30 PM | BOXWOOD HALL 1073 E Jersey St. Elizabeth, NJ 07201
2:30 - 3:30 PM | LIBERTY HALL 1003 Morris Ave, Union, NJ 07083
Explore historic sites associated with Alexander Hamilton’s time in the Elizabethtown, New Jersey area as a young preparatory school student, having just emigrated from the Caribbean. Come explore some of the most influential places and people of Hamilton's time in Elizabethtown.
Alexander Hamilton arrived in Elizabethtown, NJ in 1772 and attended the Old Academy School to study and prepare for college studies. During this time period, Hamilton went under the personal guidance of NJ’s first governor William Livingston and lived nearby at Liberty Hall with the Livingston family. Along with building that strong relationship, Hamilton also built a strong friendship with Elias Boudinot, who lived in Boxwood Hall.