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Though Alexander Hamilton largely lived in New York City, he spent a great deal of time around the state New York, whether it was serving in the Revolutionary War, visiting his in-laws in Albany, or 'riding the circuit' for law courts. 

New York State Sites

Dutchess County Courthouse
Courthouse in Poughkeepsie where the New York Ratifying Convention was held

Ellison House, New Windsor
Washington's Winter Headquarters for 1780-1781

Hamilton-Oneida Academy, Clinton
First school opened for Native American and European Americans settlers to study together; Alexander Hamilton served as an original trustee

Jacob Purdy House, White Plains
Washington's Headquarters, July-September 1778 

Schuyler Mansion, Albany
Home of Hamilton's in-laws, the Schuylers

Stony Point Battlefield, Stony Point
Site of the Stony Point Fort and the July 15, 1779 battle 

To be added:

House in Beacon
House that Hamilton and his wife rented shortly after they were married 

Dobb's Ferry
Location of Continental Army camp prior to Yorktown Campaign 

Fishkill Supply Depot and Van Wyck Homestead
Headquarters for Israel Putnum and major logistical center for supplies

Robinson House
House in Garrison used as Benedict Arnold's headquarters when his treason was discovered 

West Point
Military fort and later a military training academy  

White Plains
Site of the Battle of White Plains 

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