Liberty Hall, Union, New Jersey

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Liberty Hall

What happened here:

Place name(s): Liberty Hall, Liberty Hall Museum

Location: Union, New Jersey (formerly Elizabethtown)

Event in Hamilton’s life: 

Alexander Hamilton lived with the family of William Livingston in Elizabethtown, New Jersey while a preparatory student at the Elizabethtown Academy. The Livingston home called Liberty Hall was completed in 1774 and Alexander Hamilton likely visited the home throughout the decades.

More details:

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Official website: 

 Liberty Hall Present-Day

How to visit:

The original building of Liberty Hall still stands today and is open to visitors for tours. The Liberty Hall Museum is on the grounds of Kean University in Union, New Jersey.

For hours, tickets, directions, and more:

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