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Hamilton Tour in Elizabeth, NJ

Save the Date for the VIRTUAL EVENT

July 11, 2020

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. We can't wait to be together again next year (hopefully) in-person to celebrateHAMILTON at our great historic sites. Please keep up with our social media channels for more information on Hamilton Day this year!

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“Elizabeth: The City that Shaped Hamilton"
July 11, 2020 - Virtual tour Experience

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 studiesDuring 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.


 

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