Happy Birthday Hamilton! 2013

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Happy Birthday Hamilton!

The Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society hosts an annual event in January to celebrate the birth of Alexander Hamilton.

Learn about The AHA Society's plans for January 11th and 12th in New York City and Nevis, West Indies.


Watch our video!

(Recommended full screen viewing - click on the video to play and then click on the box in the lower right-hand corner) 


See our interactive event flyer!

Also, join our Facebook event page for Happy Birthday Hamilton!

Watch streaming video live during our event at Trinity Church.


Friday, January 11, 2013

Hamilton's Tomb: Blessing and Wreath-Laying

Hamilton Gravesite 01 2012 - CopyFollowing a wreath-laying ceremony and the blessing of Hamilton's tomb, speakers will talk about Hamilton's birth and read a special proclamation from the Prime Minister of Saint Kitts and Nevis to commemorate the occasion.

Time: 1:00 pm
Location: Hamilton Grave site at Trinity Church,
Broadway at Wall Street, Manhattan


Talk: "The Enduring Relevance of Alexander Hamilton"

trinity sanctuaryRichard Sylla will be giving a special talk inside Trinity Church to honor Alexander Hamilton's birth. Dr. Sylla is a Henry Kaufman Professor of the History of Financial Institutions and Markets, and a Professor of Economics at NYU's Stern School of Business. 

Time: 1:15 pm
Location: Trinity Church Sanctuary
Broadway at Wall Street, Manhattan 


Birthday Cakes at Museum of American Finance and Nevis

moaf entranceThe AHA Society joins up with The Museum of American Finance (MoAF) and the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society for a unique birthday celebration for Alexander Hamilton. Joint events will be held simultaneously at the MoAF building in downtown Manhatttan and at the Alexander Hamilton Museum in Charlestown, Nevis (Hamilton's birthplace in the Caribbean). 

Through synchronized Skype sessions, both locations will have birthday cakes for Hamilton - The Prime Minister of St. Kitts and Nevis will cut the cake at the Alexander Hamilton Museum at the same time an Alexander Hamilton descendant cuts the cake at the Museum of American Finance. Short comments will be made by dignitaries and a special ceremony will be held on Nevis's end for their Alexander Hamilton scholarship winners. Stop by for a slice of history...and cake!

Time: 5 pm 
Location: Museum of American Finance
48 Wall Street, Manhattan 

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Hamilton Grange National Memorial

hamilton grangeRand Scholet, President and Founder of The AHA Society, has been invited to speak at the Grange. Come listen to his presentation "Alexander Hamilton: Washington's Indispensable Partner." Also stick around to watch the Hamilton Grange video and tour Hamilton's restored home.. 

Time: 11 am
Location: St. Nicholas Park. 414 West 141st Street, between Convent Ave and Nicolas Avenue, Hamilton Heights, Manhattan


Interactive Flyer

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