All Places Hamilton - New York City

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Alexander Hamilton spent the majority of his adult life in New York City. He attended King's College (today's Columbia University) before becoming a militiaman and then captain of a New York Artillery Company that was originally stationed in the city. After the Revolutionary War, Alexander Hamilton moved back to New York City with his new and growing family to establish a legal practice. While living in the city, Hamilton founded the Bank of New York, joined as an original member of the New York Manumission Society, began the New-York Evening Post, and acted as a trustee to reopen Columbia College. He also served as Secretary of the Treasury in New York City while it was the nation's capital through the end of 1790. New York City is also where Hamilton died and where he was buried. 

New York City Sites

Columbia University
Alexander Hamilton's alma mater; Hamilton also served as trustee 

Federal Hall
Hamilton argued law cases here; as Secretary of Treasury, his reports were debated here when it was used for the national capital

Fort George and the Battery
Hamilton's artillery company was stationed here in 1776 

Hamilton Grange
The home that Hamilton built in Upper Manhattan 

Morris-Jumel Mansion
Site of July 10, 1790 dinner with Washington and cabinet members 

Thomas Jefferson Residence
Site of June 20, 1790 dinner for "Compromise of 1790"

Trinity Church
Church where the Hamilton family worshipped and where Hamilton and his wife are buried 


Additional Sites To be Added: 

Bank of New York Building

Bowling Green

Fraunces Tavern

Hercules Mulligan Home

William Bayard Home

John Church Home

St. Lukes Church

St. Pauls Chapel

Hamilton's Homes in Lower Manhattan

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